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Setup Odoo 11 as a service on Ubuntu 16.04

Find the easiest installation guide of odoo 11 on your Ubuntu 16.04 and explore amazing new features of odoo 11.

 

Step 1: Update apt source list

  • sudo apt-get update

  • Fire following commands if you are getting error like:

“Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?”

  • sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock

  • sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock

  • sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock

  • Do not run first command again

 

Step 2: Install Python Dependencies for Odoo 11

  • sudo apt install python3-pip postgresql postgresql-server-dev-9.5 python-all-dev python-dev python-setuptools libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev libevent-dev libsasl2-dev libldap2-dev pkg-config libtiff5-dev libjpeg8-dev libjpeg-dev zlib1g-dev libfreetype6-dev liblcms2-dev liblcms2-utils libwebp-dev tcl8.6-dev tk8.6-dev python-tk libyaml-dev fontconfig

 

Step 3: Install PostgreSQL 9.5+ Follow below steps with postgres user

  • sudo su - postgres

  • createuser odoo -U postgres -dRSP

  • Press CTRL+D to exit the postgres user session.

 

Step 4: Configure odoo 11 (by odoo user)

  • sudo mkdir /opt/odoo

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

  • sudo chown -R odoo: /opt/odoo/

  • Download odoo 11 zip file from nightly build repository from URL : https://nightly.odoo.com/11.0/nightly/src/

  • Extract file and transfer it to /opt/odoo directory:

    • Go to directory where odoo 11 is downloaded.

    • sudo unzip <file-name>

    • sudo cp -r <directory-name> /opt/odoo/

    • The file odoo-bin is NOT in the directory.

  • sudo pip3 install -r /opt/odoo/<odoo-directory-name>/requirements.txt

 

Step 5: Install Odoo Web Dependencies (by sudo user)

  • sudo apt-get install -y npm

    • If you get warning like “E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution)”. Run the following command

      • sudo apt-get -f install

  • sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node

  • sudo apt-get install npm (ignore this command if already exist)

  • sudo npm install -g less less-plugin-clean-css

  • sudo apt-get install node-less

 

Step 6: Install Stable Wkhtmltopdf Version (by sudo user)

  • cd /tmp

  • sudo wget https://downloads.wkhtmltopdf.org/0.12/0.12.1/wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb

  • sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb

  • sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin

  • sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage /usr/bin

 

Step 7: Create Odoo Server Configuration and Log File (by odoo user)

  • sudo mkdir /var/log/odoo

  • cd /etc

  • sudo nano odoo-server.conf

  • Copy and paste below content in the config file, write correct addons paths, DB user and DB password. Now save the file.

 

[options] admin_passwd = <strong password>

db_host = localhost

db_port = 5432

db_user = odoo

db_password = ***********

addons_path = /opt/odoo/odoo-11-directory/odoo/addons,/opt/odoo/custom-addons

logfile = /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log

xmlrpc_port = 8069

dbfilter = *

xmlrpc_interface = 127.0.0.1

proxy_mode = True

 

Step 8: Create an Odoo Service (by sudo user)

  • cd /lib/systemd/system

  • sudo nano odoo-server.service

  • Copy and paste below content in the file and save it.

 

[Unit] Description=Odoo Open Source ERP and CRM Requires=postgresql.service After=network.target postgresql.service
[Service] Type=simple PermissionsStartOnly=true SyslogIdentifier=odoo-server User=odoo Group=odoo ExecStart=/opt/odoo/odoo-11.0.post20180710/odoo-bin --config=/etc/odoo-server.conf --addons-path=/opt/odoo/odoo-11.0.post20180710/odoo/addons WorkingDirectory=/opt/odoo/ StandardOutput=journal+console
[Install] WantedBy=multi-user.target

 

Step 9: Change File Ownership and Permissions (by sudo user):

  • sudo chmod 755 /lib/systemd/system/odoo-server.service

  • sudo chown root: /lib/systemd/system/odoo-server.service

  • sudo chown odoo:root /var/log/odoo

  • sudo chown odoo: /etc/odoo-server.conf

  • sudo chmod 640 /etc/odoo-server.conf

 

Step 10: Now Start Odoo Server and Enable the Service (by sudo user)

  • sudo systemctl enable odoo-server

  • sudo systemctl start odoo-server

  • Using ‘status’, you can find information about all running odoo servers.

    • sudo systemctl status odoo-server

 

Step 11: Steps to configure Apache2 with odoo (by sudo user)

  • sudo apt-get install apache2

  • sudo ufw app list

  • sudo ufw allow 'Apache Full'

  • sudo ufw status

  • sudo systemctl status apache2

  • cd /etc/apache2/sites-available

  • sudo nano test-odoo.conf

 

<VirtualHost *:80>

ServerName odoo.test.com

ServerAlias odoo.test.com

  

LogLevel warn     

ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/odoo.test.com.error.log     

CustomLog /var/log/apache2/odoo.test.com.access.log combined

  

ProxyPass / http://localhost:8069/     

ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:8069/ </VirtualHost>

 

  • sudo a2ensite test-odoo.conf

  • sudo a2enmod proxy

  • sudo a2enmod proxy_balancer

  • sudo a2enmod proxy_http

  • sudo service apache2 reload

 

Do host file entry /etc/hosts. Now your odoo 11 is ready for use.

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