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Guide to install webkit openerp 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) server. [Closed]

on 4/5/14, 11:07 PM 2,913 views

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Ray Carnes
on 04/06/2014 03:48:34

This guide is intended for experienced user

Step 1

On ubuntu 12.04(64bit) install wkhtmltopdf

sudo wget "http"://wkhtmltopdf.googlecode.com/files/wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2

sudo bunzip2 wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2

sudo tar -xvf wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar

sudo mv wkhtmltopdf-amd64 /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf

$ wkhtmltopdf --version


wkhtmltopdf 0.9.6

License: Copyright (C) 2008,2009 Wkhtmltopdf Authors.

License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO

WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


Written by Jakob Truelsen. Patches by Mário Silva, Benoit Garret and Emmanuel Bouthenot.

Make sure this part is working before you proceed with step 2 to avoid confusing error messages.

Step 2

On openerp 7 Install the webkit and sale order sample modules

Search module at apps.openerp.com




Step 3

Logon to openerp7

Settings > Companies > Your Company > Webkit Tab > add sample logo and header

Sales > Sales Order > Create or click on existing Sale Order > Print > Print the report.


1) No need to set webkit_path.

2) You can try other version of wkhtmltopdf here if you get the following error

The command 'wkhtmltopdf' failed with error code = 127. Message: No diagnosis message was provided


The command 'wkhtmltopdf' failed with error code =11 . Message: No diagnosis message was provided

3) Add logo at

Settings > Webkit Logos

4) Add header/footer at

Settings > Webkit Headers/Footers

On 4/6/14, 12:43 AM

These steps work for me. I hope it could help you too.

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