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FATAL: role "root" does not exist

I just installed PostgreSQL on ubuntu linux. the installer does everything for, but I try to use "createuser" I get this message: { FATAL: role "root" does not exist }

I have tried different suggestions from the Net, nothing seems to work. How do I correct the problem?
Sep 12 '07 #1
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Creating user should be done be user postgres. If u want to create user from the root account u should create it first using postgres account.
Sep 13 '07 #2

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