How To Install PgAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install PgAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install PgAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, PgAdmin is the leading graphical Open Source management, development and administration tool for PostgreSQL.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation PgAdmin on a Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.

Install PgAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 2. Install Dependencies Packages.

First need to install the basic packages:

sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev libgmp3-dev virtualenv python-pip libpq-dev python-dev

Step 3. Create the virtual environment.

Create the virtual enviroment:

virtualenv .pgadmin4

Next, Activate the virtual enviroment:

cd .pgadmin4
source bin/activate

Step 4. Installing PGAdmin 4 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Use the following command to download PgAdmin Python wheel:

wget https://ftp.postgresql.org/pub/pgadmin/pgadmin4/v3.1/pip/pgadmin4-3.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl

Install PgAdmin 4 using the following command:

pip install pgadmin4-3.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl

Step 5. Configure PGAdmin 4.

Write the SERVER_MODE = False in lib/python2.7/site-packages/pgadmin4/config_local.py to configure to run in single-user mode:

echo "SERVER_MODE = False" >> lib/python2.7/site-packages/pgadmin4/config_local.py

Once you finished the configuration, use the following command to run PgAdmin 4:

python lib/python2.7/site-packages/pgadmin4/pgAdmin4.py

Step 6. Access PgAdmin.

Once the installer finishes installing, it will show you the url, Username and Password. Just open that url in web browser and login using the username and password.

http://ip.add.re.ss:5050

Install PgAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed PgAdmin. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PgAdmin in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official PgAdmin web site.

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