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How to install Postgres 13 in Linux Mint 20.2

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Sergio Tapia
·Nov 12, 2021·

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Hey gang - here's how you can easily install Postgres 13 on your shiny new Linux Mint 20 computer.

Add the deb url to your sources list

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb focal-pgdg main" > \      

Add postgres' official key

wget --quiet -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Update and upgrade apt

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Install postgresql-13

sudo apt-get install postgresql-13 postgresql-client-13

Run the postgres 13 service

sudo systemctl status postgresql

Verify you have everything installed

psql --version                                                              
psql (PostgreSQL) 13.5 (Ubuntu 13.5-1.pgdg20.04+1)

You're done!

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