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Installation of odoo 8.0 in ubuntu problem:No such file or directory

on 10/31/15, 10:49 AM 996 views

I have an issue in installing odoo 8.0 in ubuntu 14.04...

the below message i got from terminal..

please help me...

sark@sark-HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo su postgres

[sudo] password for sark:

postgres@sark-HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook-PC:/home/sark$ postgres@openerp-desktop:/$ createuser -s openerp

bash: postgres@openerp-desktop:/$: No such file or directory


On 10/31/15, 11:54 AM

Thank you very much guys..I tried your advise but i got the below..

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/http_core.py to http_core.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/http.py to http.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/client.py to client.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/http_interface.py to http_interface.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/service.py to service.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/__init__.py to __init__.pyc

byte-compiling /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/atom/mock_http.py to mock_http.pyc

running install_egg_info

Writing /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gdata-2.0.17.egg-info

root@sark-HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook-PC:/opt/openerp/gdata-2.0.17# exit


sark@sark-HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook-PC:/opt/openerp$ sudo su nautilus /opt/openerp

No passwd entry for user 'nautilus'

sark@sark-HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook-PC:/opt/openerp$ git clone https://github.com/odoo/odoo.git --branch 8.0

fatal: could not create work tree dir 'odoo'.: Permission denied


Please modify the permission of the directory with command and try again: sudo chmod 777 /opt/openerp

Akhil P Sivan
on 11/1/15, 6:15 AM

Akhil P Sivan

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Akhil P Sivan
On 10/31/15, 11:08 AM


After sudo su - postgres

give, createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt openerp

A nice tutorial to install odoo 8:




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On 10/31/15, 11:02 AM


Try this:-

createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt odoo
Enter password for new role: ********
Enter it again: ********

Refer this Link

Hope this helps.

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