How to Install Odoo on Ubuntu 18.04


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Installing Odoo on Ubuntu 18.04

Odoo is a popular open-source business management software that offers a suite of applications for different business needs such as accounting, project management, inventory, CRM, and more. It provides an all-in-one solution for streamlining and automating various processes within an organization.

If you want to install Odoo on Ubuntu 18.04, you can follow the steps below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/odoo --group odoo
sudo apt-get install -y git python3-pip build-essential wget python3-dev python3-venv python3-wheel libxslt-dev libzip-dev libsasl2-dev libldap2-dev python3-setuptools node-less
sudo apt-get install -y postgresql
sudo su - postgres -c "createuser -s odoo"
sudo wget https://nightly.odoo.com/12.0/nightly/src/odoo_12.0.latest.tar.gz
sudo tar -xvzf odoo_12.0.latest.tar.gz -C /opt/odoo --strip-components=1
sudo chown -R odoo: /opt/odoo
sudo cp /opt/odoo/debian/odoo.conf /etc/odoo.conf
sudo nano /etc/odoo.conf

Update the configuration file with the following:

; Admin password to access Odoo web interface
admin_passwd = admin
db_host = False
db_port = False
db_user = odoo
db_password = False
addons_path = /opt/odoo/addons
logfile = /var/log/odoo/odoo.log
sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/odoo.service

Insert the following content into the service file:


# Ubuntu/Debian convention:
ExecStart=/opt/odoo/odoo-bin -c /etc/odoo.conf

sudo chmod 755 /etc/systemd/system/odoo.service
sudo systemctl daemon-reload
sudo systemctl enable --now odoo
sudo systemctl start odoo

You have now successfully installed and started Odoo on Ubuntu 18.04. You can access the Odoo web interface by opening a web browser and entering your server's IP or domain followed by :8069.

Note: This is a general guide for installing Odoo on Ubuntu 18.04, and variations may exist depending on your specific setup. It's recommended to refer to the official Odoo documentation for more details and advanced setup options.

  1. Update System Packages:
  2. Create a System User for Odoo:
  3. Install Dependencies:
  4. Install and Configure PostgreSQL Database Server:
  5. Download and Install Odoo:
  6. Create a Configuration File for Odoo:
  7. Create a Systemd Service File for Odoo:
  8. Set Correct Permissions and Start Odoo:

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