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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I have installed postgres on f18 x86_64 with the following packages rpm -qa | grep postgres postgresql-libs-9.2.2-1.fc18.x86_64 postgresql-server-9.2.2-1.fc18.x86_64 postgresql-9.2.2-1.fc18.x86_64 These are the instructions I could find to setup and start postgres su - cd /usr/lib64/pgsql su postgres $ initdb -D /var/lib/pgsql/data $ pg_ctl -D /var/lib/pgsql/data -l logfile start the last command fails with the following message bash-4.2$ pg_ctl -D /var/lib/pgsql/data -l logfile start server starting sh: logfile: Permission denie (HowTos)