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Nighly package doesn't work out of the box on Ubuntu 14.04

Andréas Livet
on 5/28/14, 5:49 PM 1,396 views

Hi there,

I'm new to OpenERP and wanted to give it a try but I didn't manage to get it working with the debian package found here :


I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, the installation process seemed to be fine. I got my postgreSQL server running, my openerp server running to.

The problem is that I can't access the page :


I think the problem is that the server is not started with the openerp user :

ps uaxww | grep -i openerp gave me this (dede is my user name) :

dede      5494  0.0  0.0   4952   804 pts/9    R+   23:42   0:00 grep -i openerp

And nothing seems to listen on the 8069 port :

sudo lsof -i :8069 give me nothing...

So, I tried to manually launch openerp-server, but now I got this errors :

 ERROR None openerp.sql_db: Connection to the database failed

ERROR None openerp.http: FATAL:  role "dede" does not exist

So I tried to launch the server with this option :

openerp-server -r openerp and now I got a PostgreSql error :

FATAL:  Peer authentication failed for user "openerp"

If I add the password (which I assume from the documentation is "admin"), I got the same error.

I don't have this error when I try to manage the Postgre DB manually so I assume there must be something to configure in OpenERP in order to get it working but I don't know what.

Can someone point me to the right direction ?



Robert D Winchester
On 5/29/14, 12:44 PM

The last few nightly packages of Trunk from the Launchpad repository did not work.  You can try downloading one from around the end of March, those did install and run.  Or you can wait until the new nightly repositiory on Github is up and running.  See this PR for more information on the transition to Github:


BTW, the development branch, Trunk on Launchpad, will be called Master on github.

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