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Re: [vox-tech] can't remove postgresql
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Re: [vox-tech] can't remove postgresql



On 08/18/2009 12:07 AM, Hai Yi wrote:
> hello all:
> 
> I noitced that postgresql has been installed on my ubuntu box, i no longer
> use it, but there are few entries of postgresql in the application menu and
> becomes a eyesore.
> 
> I tried to remove it by launching:
> 
> sudo apt-get -f remove postgresql
> 
> the message shows:
> 
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Package postgresql is not installed, so not removed
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 97 not upgraded.
> 
> 
> However, if I use nmap to test the running apps, it shows:
> 
> PORT     STATE SERVICE
> 22/tcp   open  ssh
> 631/tcp  open  ipp
> 5432/tcp open  postgresql
> 8009/tcp open  ajp13
> 
> 
> 
> I am confused, anyone has any idea?
> 
> Thanks,
> Hai

Sounds like you removed the software, but didn't shut down the running 
postrgresql server first.  The only way nmap would show the port as open 
is if the postresql daemon was up and listening on that port.

DR
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