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How to install a custom module ?

Jeremy ravel
on 1/7/15, 8:57 AM 1,431 views


I am a beginner on odoo, and try to create a simple module, i followed this guideline https://www.odoo.com/documentation/8.0/howtos/backend.html#build-an-odoo-module, but when i try to install it, i can not find it or use the update fonction, when i click on it, a message appear says Odoo Apps will be available soon.

Do you have any lead how i can install my module ?



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On 1/7/15, 9:03 AM

Hi Jeremy

You have two options.
The first one is to go to settings and the click on 'Update Modules List' in the left pane.

Afterwards click on 'Local Modules', search your custom module and click on 'Upgrade'. For example:

The second way is to do it by command, in linux. You would then do ./openerp-server -u yourCustomModuleName
An example with the point of sale module:

Kalpana Hemnani
On 1/8/15, 8:30 AM

Hello Jeremy,

Make sure you have followed all the steps https://www.odoo.com/documentation/8.0/howtos/backend.html#build-an-odoo-module.

If custom module is not created in addons, make sure you have added your module path in addons path. Path can be given as below:

python odoo.py --addons addons/,../custom_module_directory_name

Then follow Yenthe's steps. You will definitely find your module.

Hope this helps!


Jeremy ravel
On 1/7/15, 9:43 AM

Hi yenthe

Finally it was a right problem, i dont give the good right at my file, thanks for the help

I dont have the option for update liste http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=819771odoo.jpg, i just have Local module, apps, Update. Finnaly with the help of yenthe i have all the option ;) But i am still not able to see my module



Have you checked on the technical features? If not go to settings > Users and click on "Administrator". You'll find a line saying "Technical features" with a checkmark. Check this one and refresh your browser. You should now see the new options.

on 1/7/15, 9:46 AM

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