Install Odoo 9 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Odoo has been founded in 2005. After the success of Odoo 8 new features and interface, Odoo S.A launches Odoo version 9 with new enhanced interface with many advanced features. Here, today we tell you how to use Odoo v9 on your server. If you using Odoo 8 already then you don’t need to install all the dependency and postgresql , just install new web dependencies of odoo mentioned in Step 5. Newbies have to follow step to step for working Odoo 9.

Here is the EASIEST way to Install Odoo 9 on Ubuntu 14.04 from GitHub. You are few steps away from exploring Next Big Revolution: “Odoo 9″. Open the terminal and execute below commands step-by-step to achieve excellence.

Step 1

Update apt source list

sudo apt-get update

Step 2

Install Updates

sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 3

Install Python Dependencies for Odoo 8

sudo apt-get install python-dateutil python-docutils python-feedparser 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 poppler-utils python-pip python-pyPdf python-passlib python-decorator

Step 4

Install supporting packages for Odoo

sudo apt-get install gcc python-dev mc bzr python-setuptools python-markupsafe python-reportlab-accel python-zsi python-yaml python-argparse python-openssl python-egenix-mxdatetime python-usb python-serial python-jinja2 python-unittest2 python-mock python-docutils lptools make python-pydot python-psutil python-paramiko poppler-utils python-pdftools antiword 

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

Step 6

Install PostgreSQL

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.3

Step 7

Create Database user for Odoo

sudo su postgres
createuser -s odoo
createuser -s system_name

Step 8

Create Odoo user and group

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

Step 9

Download & Install Gdata

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

Step 10

Get lastest Odoo 9 from github repository. Download the Zip file from URL : “″ . Open Folder by command

sudo su nautilus /opt/odoo
Now copy the unzip downloaded folder in opened window
clone direct to the system from GitHub Repository by command :
sudo apt-get install git
cd /opt/odoo
git clone --depth 1 --branch 9.0 --single-branch
sudo chown -R odoo: odoo-9.0

Step 11

Create folder for custom and test addons (OPTIONAL)

sudo mkdir custom-addons test-addons
sudo chown -R odoo: custom-addons
sudo chown -R odoo: test-addons

Step 12

Create Odoo Log File

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

Step 13

Edit Odoo configuration file

sudo cp /opt/odoo/odoo-9.0/debian/openerp-server.conf /etc/openerp-server.conf
sudo chown odoo: /etc/openerp-server.conf
sudo gedit /etc/openerp-server.conf
#Copy and paste below content in config file , write correct addons paths
; This is the password that allows database operations:
admin_passwd = PASSWORD
db_host = False
db_port = False
db_user = odoo
db_password = False
addons_path = /opt/odoo/odoo-9.0/addons
;Log settings
logfile = /var/log/odoo/openerp-server.log
log_level = error

Step 14

Setup Odoo service file

sudo cp /opt/odoo/odoo-9.0/openerp-server /etc/init.d/openerp-server
sudo chmod 755 /etc/init.d/openerp-server
sudo chown root: /etc/init.d/openerp-server

Step 15


Follow the steps mention in below link and then return back for the next step.

Step 16

Now Start Odoo Server

cd /opt/odoo/odoo-9.0

Step 17

Go to web browser to access Odoo 8


YOU CAN NOW EXPLORE Odoo – 9 . “Open Source is for Open Minds”. If you need any help or support ,kindly contact on below mentioned details.

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