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Install Odoo 11 on Ubuntu 16.04

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Step 1:  Update apt source list

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install Updates

sudo apt-get -y upgrade

Step 3: Install Python Dependencies for Odoo 11

sudo apt-get install python3-pip

pip3 install Babel decorator docutils ebaysdk feedparser gevent greenlet html2text Jinja2 lxml Mako MarkupSafe mock num2words ofxparse passlib Pillow psutil psycogreen psycopg2 pydot pyparsing PyPDF2 pyserial python-dateutil python-openid pytz pyusb PyYAML qrcode reportlab requests six suds-jurko vatnumber vobject Werkzeug XlsxWriter xlwt xlrd

If you face problem “locale.Error: unsupported locale setting”,
Error :

ubuntu@:~$ sudo pip3 install boto3
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "/usr/bin/pip3", line 11, in <module>
 File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/pip/", line 215, in main
 locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, '')
 File "/usr/lib/python3.5/", line 594, in setlocale
 return _setlocale(category, locale)
locale.Error: unsupported locale setting

To Fix :

export LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8"
export LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8"
sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

Above 3 commands will reconfigure locales and that should solve the issue.

Step 4: Odoo Web Dependencies

sudo apt-get install -y npm
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node
sudo npm install -g less less-plugin-clean-css
sudo apt-get install node-less

Step 5: Install PostgreSQL 9.6+

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list

add a line for the repository

deb xenial-pgdg main

Then perform this

wget --quiet -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.6

Step 6: Create Database user for Odoo

sudo su postgres
createuser -s odoo
createuser -s ubuntu_user_name

Step 7: Create Odoo user and group

sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/odoo --group odoo

Step 8: Install Gdata

sudo wget
sudo tar zxvf gdata-2.0.18.tar.gz
sudo chown -R odoo: gdata-2.0.18
cd gdata-2.0.18/
sudo python install

Step 9: Odoo 11 Download from GitHub

cd /opt/odoo
sudo apt-get install git
sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash
git clone --depth 1 --branch 11.0 --single-branch

Step 10:  Create Odoo Log File

sudo mkdir /var/log/odoo
sudo chown -R odoo:root /var/log/odoo

Step 11: Edit Odoo configuration file

sudo vim /etc/odoo.conf

#Copy and paste below content in config file , write correct addons paths
; This is the password that allows database operations:
; admin_passwd = admin
db_host = False
db_port = False
db_user = odoo
db_password = False
logfile = /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log
addons_path = /opt/odoo/addons,/opt/odoo/odoo/addons

Save and Exit the file. Now run the below command on terminal to grant ownership.

sudo chown odoo: /etc/odoo.conf

Step 12: WKHTMLTOPDF ( Supported Version 0.12.1 ) for Odoo

sudo apt-get -f install
sudo wget
sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage /usr/bin/wkhtmltoimage
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf

Step 13: Now Start Odoo Server

cd /opt/odoo/odoo

Step 14: Go to web browser to access Odoo 11


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