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ImportError: No module named xlrd in v7 when installing/updating apps?

Sean Samborski
on 12/29/13, 4:43 PM 7,898 views

So I'm two days from launch, the OpenERP support reps can't fix the one click installation of modules for both their own modules and the community modules and so I resorted to doing it the old fashioned way and trying to put the modules in the apps directory myself.

Now, I get a long traceback error followed by ImportError: No module named xlrd when I try to update the modules list. So I can't one-click install, can't install manually. How do I fix this issue?

This is on a fresh install of v7. I haven't even imported any of my own data.

All of a sudden I'm missing a range of python modules? Why do these issues creep up AFTER you have already started using the application? These shortcomings should be addressed at installation.

Elephante, Sean Samborski
on 12/29/13, 6:56 PM
Subhin P V
On 12/30/13, 4:59 AM

use this Command in your terminal.

sudo apt-get install python-xlrd

and type in your password. Then Check whether the error is still there.

N.B : OS used is Ubuntu

I did this, but started getting the "No handler found" bug after I restarted the OpenERP server. So I had to scrap the entire server and start over. Now, I don't get this error but No module DateTime. This whole system is wonky and I'm pretty sure they rushed v7 before it was ready.

Elephante, Sean Samborski
on 12/30/13, 4:13 PM

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Asked: 12/29/13, 4:43 PM
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