Wed 14 December 2005

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Gnome started dying on startup - with no errors - after something changed on my laptop recently. I do change a lot of stuff, and it was pretty weird. Finally I loaded just X:

export display=:0
X&
xterm&

Nice, simple, etc. then I ran gnome-session in my xterm to test, and ...

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Wed 14 December 2005

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Tags Lamer Moments PostgreSQL

In MySQL you can use 'show databases' along with many other convenient 'show' commands. PostgreSQL is a different beast entirely. using real databases can be challenging if you grew up on MySQL.


Connect to the database with psql:


psql -U postgres template1
opsdb ~ # psql -U postgres template1
Welcome to psql ...

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