How do I install OpenERP 8 Dev on any applicable droplet?

May 16, 2014 4.3k views
I've tried a few different options scripts or following line item by line item but ultimately openerp doesn't show as on when running service --status-all and isn't accessible at the server's IP address with port 8069 at the end. Kind of at a loss. Looks like there's several different ways of installing, a .deb or launchpad. Had a bit of failure with both though unfortunately.
2 Answers
There seem to be a few issues with the packages for OpenERP 8 on Ubuntu, but it is still possible to get it running. First install the package:


echo "deb http://nightly.openerp.com/trunk/nightly/deb/ ./" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update
apt-get install openerp


Then make sure there is a home directory for the openerp user:


mkdir /home/openerp
chown openerp /home/openerp
chgrp openerp /home/openerp


Next, make sure there is an openerp database user:


sudo -u postgres createuser -s openerp


And then restart both OpenERP and Apache:


service openerp restart
service apache2 restart


Now you should be able to access it at: http://your.ip.address:8069
Thank you for your help! I'm up and running!
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