How To Install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we will show you how to install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, PgAdmin is one of the most popular tools for managing PostgreSQL database. It was a feature-rich PostgreSQL administration tool. A complete rewrite from the previous pgAdmin version, built with Python and JavaScript.

The pgAdmin4 designed for multiple PostgreSQL versions supports for PostgreSQL 9.2 and above. Multiplatform that can run on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Also, it provides multiple deployment models, you can deploy as a single Desktop application, or deploy as a web-based application.

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 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.

Install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

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

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04.

To install pgAdmin4 packages on Ubuntu system, run these commands:

sudo apt install pgadmin4 pgadmin4-apache2

During installation, you’re asked to configure initial user account. Provide email address and admin password.

After that, add the HTTP and HTTPS services to the firewalld rules using the command below:

sudo ufw allow http
sudo ufw allow https

Step 3. Access PgAdmin4.

Once the installer finishes installing, open your web browser and type the pgAdmin4 server IP address following by the default path ‘/pgadmin4’ on the address bar.

http://Your-Server-IP_or_Your-Domain/pgadmin4

Install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed PgAdmin4. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing PgAdmin in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check installed PgAdmin4.

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