Install on Debian GNU/Linux

This document describes how to install PGroonga on Debian GNU/Linux.

Supported versions

Here are supported Debian GNU/Linux versions:

How to install on Debian GNU/Linux bullseye

You can use the following instruction to install PGroonga on Debian GNU/Linux bullseye.

Install groonga-apt-source package:

$ sudo apt install -y -V wget
$ wget
$ sudo apt install -y -V ./groonga-apt-source-latest-bullseye.deb

If you want to use the PostgreSQL packages provided by PostgreSQL, you need to add the APT repository by PostgreSQL:

$ echo "deb bullseye-pgdg main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list
$ wget --quiet -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Install postgresql-*-pgdg-pgroonga package:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install -y -V postgresql-14-pgdg-pgroonga
$ sudo apt install -y -V postgresql-12-pgdg-pgroonga
$ sudo apt install -y -V postgresql-13-pgdg-pgroonga

If you want to use MeCab based tokenizer, you also need to install groonga-tokenizer-mecab package:

$ sudo apt install -y -V groonga-tokenizer-mecab

Create a database:

$ sudo -u postgres -H psql --command 'CREATE DATABASE pgroonga_test'

(Normally, you should create a user for pgroonga_test database and use the user. See GRANT USAGE ON SCHEMA pgroonga for details.)

Connect to the created database and execute CREATE EXTENSION pgroonga:

$ sudo -u postgres -H psql -d pgroonga_test --command 'CREATE EXTENSION pgroonga'

That's all!

Try tutorial. You can understand more about PGroonga.