Psql: could not connect to server

Keywords: PostgreSQL - Linux - Technical issue - Other
Description:
I am working on django with postgresql, When i try to run command psql it gives below error:

$ sudo su postgres
$ psql
psql: could not connect to server: No such file or directory
Is the server running locally and accepting
connections on Unix domain socket “/var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432”?

How can i solve this issue? Previously it was working, I created one database also.

I also tried localhost=’*’ in config file.

I solved it.

My mistake was that first i was using command sudo su postgres instead psql -U postgres

Hi,

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