Steps to Install odoo ver8 on Fedora20

I tried to install Odoo version 8 (an open source erp system) under Fedora 20 by using the following script, it worked well.

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Odoo is a suite of business applications, organized in 6 groups: front-end applications, sales management applications, business operations applications, marketing applications, human resources and productivity applications. The installation of Odoo 8 on a Fedora20 should take about ten minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below.


  1. 前言


  1. 现时的防火墙问题


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IT人在工廠日記 – 防火墙问题

大约於十月中开始,我公司的防火墙设备运作不稳定,连接外网经常断线,影响员工的上网,可是重启防火墙後便回复正常。以前每个月需要重启防火墙一至二次,现时每天也有机会需要重启,这可能是因为防火墙设备老化所至,而搜索过大部份网上论坛的评语,发现我使用的 Zyxel 防火墙设备的质素和评价差劲,一般只能正常运作三年,而我的 Zyxel 防火墙亦已使用了三年多,所以是时间更换了。

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Instruction to Install Odoo (OpenERP) on Lunix

What is Odoo?

Odoo – Previously known as OpenERP is a powerful, opensource product built in Python and released under the AGPL license, with hundreds of free apps to help in building and customizing our own ERP in very short span of time. It has a very simple and interactive UI that makes it popular among the users. It comes up with many useful and comprehensive apps like CRM, Accounting, E-Commerce, WMS(Warehouse Management System), KMS(Knowledge Management System), IM(Instant Messaging), Purchase, POS, Fleet Management, Payroll, HR, Business Intelligence etc.. and users can choose and install apps as per their requirements to boost their business.Even users can add/edit fields on any page simply by turning on the “Developer Mode” – which makes it easy to customize from front end.

For online demo of Odoo apps, you can sign up here and take a free tour:

Odoo v8 setup:

Odoo has released its latest stable version i.e., V8 on 18th September 2014 with some new features and bug fixes.

Odoo can be set up in Windows, Ubuntu, CentOS, but for better performance & safety it recommends Ubuntu.

Odoo uses Postgresql database server and switching the Db server involves rewriting the entire ORM – which is a very big task.

Following are the steps to install Odoo v8 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS:


Make sure you have freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with everything up-to-date

sudo apt-get update && upgrade -y


Now let’s install all the necessary Python libraries.

sudo apt-get install python-dateutil python-decorator python-docutils python-feedparser \
python-gdata python-gevent python-imaging python-jinja2 python-ldap python-libxslt1 python-lxml\ 
python-mako python-mock python-openid python-passlib python-psutil python-psycopg2 python-pybabel \
python-pychart python-pydot python-pyparsing python-pypdf python-reportlab python-requests \
python-simplejson python-tz python-unittest2 python-vatnumber python-vobject python-werkzeug \
python-xlwt python-yaml wkhtmltopdf

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IT人在工廠日記 – 請佔中學聯不要上京面聖




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Open ERP System (Odoo system)

Recently, I searched an open source ERP software system for our factory use. Luckily, I found an OpenERP software application system (previous name as TinyERP, now name as Odoo). It is programmed by using Python, a very popular programming tools nowadays. After my preliminary test, I had very width functionality with acceptable performance and easy-to-use. It should be a good software application for SME, and I have to study it in-deep.