How To Install pgqadm on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install pgqadm on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update pgqadm.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install skytools

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is pgqadm and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install pgqadm on Ubuntu 22.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install pgqadm using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install pgqadm using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install skytools

Install pgqadm using apt

Because pgqadm is available in Ubuntu 22.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install pgqadm using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install skytools

Install pgqadm using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install pgqadm by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install skytools

How to upgrade (update) a single package pgqadm using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the pgqadm, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install skytools

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall pgqadm from Ubuntu 22.04

To uninstall only the pgqadm package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove skytools

Uninstall pgqadm and all its dependencies

To uninstall pgqadm and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove skytools

Remove pgqadm with all configurations and data

To remove pgqadm configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge skytools

Remove pgqadm completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to pgqadm package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge skytools

Extra info and code examples

Skytools is a set of PostgreSQL tools for WAL shipping, queueing and replication. This package contains the Python parts of skytools: - londiste: PostgreSQL replication engine written Python, using PgQ as event transport - pgqadm: PgQ queueing administration interface - walmgr: Managing WAL-based replication

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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install pgqadm using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the pgqadm from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

How To Install pgqadm on CentOS 8

How To Install pgqadm on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install pgqadm on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install pgqadm on Debian 11

How To Install pgqadm on Fedora 34

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