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How to install openerp 6.1 on Ubuntu 11.1

Openerp recently released its 6.1 version , which is far ahead than its previous version 6.03 ,So farmy experience with 6.1 is awesome and I m sure it will create a dent in SAP market

Installation Guide

Step 1 : First You  need to update your apt sourcelist

open terminal and run this

:                   sudo nano  /etc/apt/source.list

add following lines into source.list

# openerp nightly build
deb ./


Step 2 :Run following command:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install openerp

Now your new openerp-server has installed , but u need to do some configuration , For configuration run following command

cd /etc/openerp/

nano openerp-server.conf

now make this file content similar to this

addons_path = /usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/openerp/addons
admin_passwd = admin
assert_exit_level = error
cache_timeout = 100000
csv_internal_sep = ,
db_host = False
db_maxconn = 64
db_name = False
db_password = False
db_port = False
db_user = openerp
dbfilter = .*
debug_mode = False
demo = {}
email_from = False
import_partial =
list_db = True
log_level = info
logfile = /var/log/openerp-server.log
login_message = False
logrotate = True
max_cron_threads = 4
netrpc = True
netrpc_interface =
netrpc_port = 8070
osv_memory_age_limit = 1.0
osv_memory_count_limit = False
pg_path = None
pidfile = None
reportgz = False
secure_cert_file = server.cert
secure_pkey_file = server.pkey
server_wide_modules = None
smtp_password = False
smtp_port = 25
smtp_server = localhost
smtp_ssl = False
smtp_user = False
static_http_document_root = None
static_http_enable = False
static_http_url_prefix = None
syslog = False
test_commit = False
test_disable = False
test_file = False
test_report_directory = False
timezone = False
translate_modules = ['all']
unaccent = False
without_demo = False
xmlrpc = True
xmlrpc_interface =
xmlrpc_port = 8069
xmlrpcs = True
xmlrpcs_interface =
xmlrpcs_port = 8071

and save this file .

Now your openerp -server is fully ready , u just need to install web-client to access it

Step 1:
Download latest version of setuptools []
then run this
sh setuptools-0.6c9-py2.7.egg , note file name will be depend on version
Download webclient from this link

click on download tarball

after download run this

sudo tar xvf <filename>
cd openerp-web/trunk
python install

Now your openerp-webclient is installed

now you only need to create a posetgre user

su - postgres
createuser --createdb --no-createrole --pwprompt openerp
Enter password for new role: .....
Enter it again: .....
Shall the new role be a superuser? (y/n) y

now open a new terminal
and run this
sudo -u openerp openerp-server

now start the openerp-server by running this : /etc/inii.d/openerp-server start

and start openerp-web-client by first go to the openerp-web folder than run pyhton

now in your browser open : http://localhost:8002

Enjoy new openerp 6.1 version , if you are facing any problem , leave comment here

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5 Responses to "How to install openerp 6.1 on Ubuntu 11.1"

  1. Juan says:


    Just followed your steps and when executing python install

    I get
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File “”, line 5, in
    from setuptools import setup, find_packages
    ImportError: No module named setuptools

    And I cannot continue. Any help ? Thanks.

  2. admin says:

    Hello Juan , first of all sorry for late reply ,actually i was quite busy .
    just Install setup tool from here :

  3. E says:

    Do you consult for install and admin on OERP?

  4. admin says:

    Yes I do consult on Openerp

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