Basic Step for installing OpenERP

Setup Linux System (Recommended)

  1. Operating System - Ubuntu 12.0.4 (Recommended)
    • OpenERP can run on linux,
  2. Type following command by sequence
    1. sudo apt-get update
    2. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    3. sudo apt-get install postgresql
    4. sudo su - postgres
      • postgres is the default username of postgresql
    5. createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt <openerp>
      • Need to enter password two time for confirmation
      • <openerp> is a existing linux username
    6. Exit
  3. Setup python dependencies of openerp
sudo apt-get install python-dateutil python-docutils python-feedparser python-gdata \
python-jinja2 python-ldap python-libxslt1 python-lxml python-mako python-mock python-openid \
python-psycopg2 python-psutil python-pybabel python-pychart python-pydot python-pyparsing \
python-reportlab python-simplejson python-tz python-unittest2 python-vatnumber python-vobject \
python-webdav python-werkzeug python-xlwt python-yaml python-zsi
4. Install pgadmin3 (GUI of postgresql) or webmine
    • sudo apt-get install pgadmin3

Installing OpenERP

  1. To install OpenERP type following command
    1. wget http://nightly.openerp.com/7.0/nightly/src/openerp-7.0-latest.tar.gz
    2. sudo tar -xvf openerp-7.0-latest.tar.gz (unarchive the zip file)

Bring up OpenERP server

  1. Change directory to where OpenERP is installed then turn on the server, following is the example command
    1. cd openerp-7.0-20131209-002402 (location which OpenERP is installed)
    2. ./openerp-server (Turn on OpenERP)
  2. To use OpenERP, first open a browser then type in following is the address column, OpenERP main page will appear if the server successfully bring up

First time user/ create new database

  1. To create new database to work
    1. Click on "Manage Databases" string at the main page
    2. Under the "create" page, with title "Create a New Database" key in the necessary information
      • Master password - will be the admin password, which is "admin"
      • Database name - name for the database that working on
      • Load demonstration data - ????
      • default language - language for the openERP system
      • Password - will to login into the created database

Testing OpenERP

  1. Goto Apps
  2. Install OpenERP Apps (Eg. sales management)
  3. Create a user without any error and OpenERP is ready!!!!!!!!!

Remarks

  1. Should create the libraries and module checklist
  2. Incompatible version of libraries and module always cause the installation failed.

References

  1. http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2012/12/how-to-install-openerp-7-0-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/