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[QWEB odoo-8]: Wkhtmltopdf issue with ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, how to resolve it?

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Anil R. Kesariya
on 9/25/15, 2:58 AM 2,324 views

Hello Everyone,

Header & footer appear only in first page. if we are using 14.04 ubuntu. 

I have used this lib on 14.04 : wkhtmltox-0.12.2.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb

If I install this lib than  header appears only on first page.

after removing this If i install via terminal using this command  sudo apt-get install wkhtmltopdf      than lib successfully installed but header & footer disappear at all.

It does work very well with 12.04.

How do I fix this issue? or I have to use only 12.04?

Thanks in advance.

Rgds,

Anil




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Yenthe
On 9/25/15, 3:13 AM

Hi Anil,

The Wkhtmltopdf version you're using is not fully supported by Odoo. You should downgrade it to version 0.12.1.x. You can find more information about that here: https://github.com/odoo/odoo/issues/5177
You can install the correct version in the following way:

sudo wget http://download.gna.org/wkhtmltopdf/0.12/0.12.1/wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage /usr/bin

P.S: this is for 64 bit. If you have a 32 bit version you should change the link to http://download.gna.org/wkhtmltopdf/0.12/0.12.1/wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-i386.deb

Yenthe

Thanks @yenthe, Solution works well. :)

Anil R. Kesariya
on 9/25/15, 3:25 AM

No problem, best of luck! :)

Yenthe
on 9/25/15, 3:41 AM

Thanks a lot. I have been headache for a day and this works for me on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Chookiat
on 12/19/16, 6:00 AM

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