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How To Install Odoo 13 On Ubuntu

How To Install Odoo 13 On Ubuntu

Sarin RajAug. 20, 2019

Install Odoo 13 On Ubuntu

After much anticipation, Odoo released the version 12. Odoo 12 last year in Odoo experience and now triggering for Odoo 13. Odoo 13 guide gets you the glimpse of highlights in the forthcoming Odoo version. For the Odoo 13 Installation on Ubuntu 19.04 , just follow the below steps.

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Install odoo 13

STEP 1 : To Update apt source list.

sudo apt-get update

STEP 2 : Create odoo user and also group.

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

STEP3 : For the smooth running of odoo, Install PostgreSQL database server and install it on the same host as odoo is running.

sudo apt-get install -y postgresql

After the installation start use the below commands to start the postgresql database server

sudo service postgresql start


Then create a database user for odoo

sudo su - postgres
createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt odoo


Give a role password for the newly created role and verify it by giving password again.


Then restart the postgresql server

sudo service postgresql restart

STEP 4 : Install python and depended python packages on the server.

sudo apt-get install -y python3-pip

Install Python Dependencies for Odoo 13.

To switch in to the odoo user and then install the dependency packages.

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 polib

STEP 5 : 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 -y node-less
sudo python3 -m pip install libsass

STEP 6 : Install odoo 13 community version from GITHUB.

Below command to install GIT on your system. If it is already there, then you can ignore this.

sudo apt-get install -y git

Then switch to odoo user

sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash


Clone branch 13.0 of Odoo from Github:

git clone --depth 1 --branch 13.0 --single-branch

And exit from the odoo user

STEP 7 : Create a odoo configuration file

 sudo vim /etc/odoo-server.conf

Copy the below content in configuration file.

; 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/odoo/addons,/opt/odoo/odoo/odoo/addons

Change permission and also the user ownership of configuration file as bellow

sudo chown odoo: /etc/odoo-server.conf 
sudo chmod 640 /etc/odoo-server.conf

STEP 8 : Create odoo log file

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

STEP 9 : You can copy and paste the script to this file.

sudo vim /etc/init.d/odoo-server

Then change ownership and permission

sudo chmod 755 /etc/init.d/odoo-server 
sudo chown root: /etc/init.d/odoo-server

STEP 10 : Test the server running as service

To start the odoo server

 sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server start

Stop the odoo server

sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server stop

View the odoo log files

 tailf /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log

Now, if you want to add this service to begin on boot up run the bellow command

update-rc.d odoo-server defaults

STEP 11 : Run odoo locally

sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash 
python3 /opt/odoo/odoo-bin

Then go to web browser to access odoo13




To print PDF reports need to install right version of wkhtmltopdf.

sudo wget 
sudo apt install ./wkhtmltox_0.12.1.3-1~bionic_amd64.deb 
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage /usr/bin/wkhtmltoimage 
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf

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