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# Script for Installation: ODOO Saas4/Trunk server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

# Author: Andre Schenkels, ICTSTUDIO 2014

# Modified: Ron McBean, Ursa Information Systems 2014


# This script will install ODOO Server on a clean Ubuntu 14.04 Server



# sudo odoo-install


# sudo ./odoo-install


User Configurable Parameters

OpenERP parameters

# Specify the Odoo user name (Default = “odoo”).


# Specify the Odoo user password (Default = “odoo”).


# Specify the Odoo user’s group (Default = “odoo”).


# Specify the parent directory for all users (Default = “/home”).


# Specify the parent directory for all Odoo installations (Default = “/opt”).


# Specify the parent directory for all Odoo log files (Default = “/var/log”).


# Specify Odoo log reporting level to info (Default = “info”).


# Specify the version for checkout “8.0″ for version 8.0, “7.0 (version 7),

Options for later versions

** These options are for later versions of this script: saas-4, saas-5 (opendays version) and “master” for trunk **


# Specify superadmin password (Default = “admin”).


PostgreSQL parameters

# Specify the url pointing to the location of the database (Default = “localhost”).


# Specify the port used by the database (Default =”5432″).


# Specify the database user name assigned to Odoo user (Default = $OE_USER).


# Specify the database password assigned to the Odoo user named above (Default = $OE_USERPWD).


In most cases, no edits should be made below this point





case “$OE_VERSION” in








echo -e “\nUnknown or invalid version selection, script execution halted!!”

exit 1


echo -e “\nThe version selection is $OE_VERSION, the $OE_CONFIG config file is located in the $OE_SUB directory.”

Update Server

echo -e “\n—- Update Server —-”

apt-get update

apt-get dist-upgrade -y

apt-get install python-software-properties -y

Install PostgreSQL Server

echo -e “\n—- Install PostgreSQL Server —-”

apt-get install postgresql-9.3 -y

echo -e “\n—- PostgreSQL $PG_VERSION Settings —-”

sed -i s/”#listen_addresses = ‘localhost’”/”listen_addresses = ‘*’”/g /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf

echo -e “\n—- Creating the ODOO PostgreSQL User —-”


su – postgres -c “$PG_CMD” 2> /dev/null || true

Create Odoo system group and user

echo -e “\n—- Create ODOO system group and user —-”

addgroup –system –quiet $OE_GROUP

adduser –system –quiet –shell=/bin/bash –home=$USER_HOME –gecos ‘ODOO’ –ingroup $OE_GROUP $OE_USER

Install Dependencies

echo -e “\n—- Install tool packages —-”

apt-get install wget git -y

echo -e “\n—- Install python packages —-”

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-docutils python-psutil python-mock python-unittest2 python-jinja2 python-pypdf python-decorator python-requests python-passlib -y

echo -e “\n—- Install font-config packages if not already installed —-”

apt-get install fontconfig

echo -e “\n—- Install wkhtmltopdf —-”



# the following requires fontconfig and other related packages to be installed or else errors will result

dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb #modified version

echo -e “\n—- Install GData python libraries —-”


tar zxvf gdata-2.0.17.tar.gz

chown -R $OE_USER:odoo gdata-2.0.17

cd gdata-2.0.17/

python install

cd ..

echo -e “\n—- Install and configure GIT —-”

apt-get install git

echo -e “\n—- Create Log directory —-”

mkdir “$OE_LOG/$OE_USER”

chown -R $OE_USER:root “$OE_LOG/$OE_USER”

Install ODOO

echo -e “\n==== Installing ODOO Server ====”


git clone –branch $OE_VERSION –single-branch “”

chown -R $OE_USER:odoo *

echo -e “\n==== Copy ODOO Server to final location ====”

mkdir $OE_HOME

chown -R $OE_USER:odoo $OE_HOME

cp -R ./odoo/. $OE_HOME

echo -e “\n—- Create custom module directory —-”

mkdir “$OE_HOME/custom-addons”

echo -e “\n—- Setting permissions on final location folder —-”

chown -R $OE_USER:odoo $OE_HOME/*

echo -e “\n—- Create server config file in etc folder —-”

mkdir “/etc/$OE_USER”

cp $OE_HOME/$OE_SUB/openerp-server.conf /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

chown $OE_USER:odoo /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

chmod 640 /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

echo -e “\n—- Change server config file —-”

if [ “$OE_VERSION” = “7.0” ]


su root -c “echo ‘addons_path = addon_path_7u0_values’ >> /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf”


sed -i s/”; admin_passwd.*”/”admin_passwd = $OE_SUPERADMIN”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

sed -i s/”db_host = .*”/”db_host = $DB_HOST”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

sed -i s/”db_port = .*”/”db_port = $DB_PORT”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

sed -i s/”db_user = .*”/”db_user = $DB_USER”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

sed -i s/”db_password = .*”/”db_password = $DB_PWD”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

sed -i s/”addons_path = .*”/”addons_path = \/$OE_PARENT\/$OE_USER\/addons,\/$OE_PARENT\/$OE_USER\/custom-addons”/g /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf

su root -c “echo ‘log_level = $LOG_LEVEL’ >> /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf”

su root -c “echo ‘logfile = /var/log/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.log’ >> /etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf”

echo -e “\n—- Create startup file —-”

su root -c “echo ‘#!/bin/sh’ >> $OE_HOME/”

su root -c “echo ‘sudo -u $OE_USER $OE_HOME/openerp-server –config=/etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf’ >> $OE_HOME/”

chmod 755 $OE_HOME/

Adding ODOO as a daemon (initscript)

echo -e “\n—- Create init file —-”

echo ‘#!/bin/sh’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘### BEGIN INIT INFO’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Provides: $OE_CONFIG’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Required-Stop: $remote_fs $syslog’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Should-Start: $network’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Should-Stop: $network’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Default-Stop: 0 1 6′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Short-Description: Enterprise Business Applications’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Description: ODOO Business Applications’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘### END INIT INFO’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘PATH=/usr/local/bin:/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo “DAEMON=$OE_HOME/openerp-server” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG



echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Specify the user name (Default: odoo).’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo “USER=$OE_USER” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Specify an alternate config file (Default: /etc/openerp-server.conf).’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo “CONFIGFILE=\”/etc/$OE_USER/$OE_CONFIG.conf\”” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# pidfile’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘PIDFILE=/var/run/$’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘# Additional options that are passed to the Daemon.’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG


echo ‘[ -x $DAEMON ] || exit 0′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘[ -f $CONFIGFILE ] || exit 0′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘checkpid() {‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘[ -f $PIDFILE ] || return 1′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘pid=`cat $PIDFILE`’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘[ -d /proc/$pid ] && return 0′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘return 1′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘}’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘case “${1}” in’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘start)’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo -n “Starting ${DESC}: “‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘start-stop-daemon –start –quiet –pidfile ${PIDFILE} \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–chuid ${USER} –background –make-pidfile \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–exec ${DAEMON} — ${DAEMON_OPTS}’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo “${NAME}.”‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘;;’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘stop)’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo -n “Stopping ${DESC}: “‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘start-stop-daemon –stop –quiet –pidfile ${PIDFILE} \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–oknodo’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo “${NAME}.”‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘;;’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘restart|force-reload)’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo -n “Restarting ${DESC}: “‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘start-stop-daemon –stop –quiet –pidfile ${PIDFILE} \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–oknodo’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘sleep 1′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘start-stop-daemon –start –quiet –pidfile ${PIDFILE} \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–chuid ${USER} –background –make-pidfile \’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘–exec ${DAEMON} — ${DAEMON_OPTS}’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo “${NAME}.”‘ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘;;’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘*)’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘N=/etc/init.d/$OE_USER/${NAME}’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘echo “Usage: ${NAME} {start|stop|restart|force-reload}” >&2′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘exit 1′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘;;’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ” >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘esac’ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo ‘exit 0′ >> ~/$OE_CONFIG

echo -e “\n— Create security init file and move to init.d folder —-”

mv ~/$OE_CONFIG /etc/init.d/$OE_CONFIG

chmod 755 /etc/init.d/$OE_CONFIG

chown root: /etc/init.d/$OE_CONFIG

echo -e “\n—- Start ODOO on Startup —-”

update-rc.d $OE_CONFIG defaults

echo “Done! The ODOO server can be started with /etc/init.d/$OE_CONFIG”

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