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What to do to access the apps menu?

Martin Ruf
on 9/10/14, 10:27 AM 1,206 views

We are using openERP 7.0 right now. I thought about switching to odoo at the end of this year. So i wanted to install it on an other location/Server for testing.

By following a tutorial i managed to install odoo quite quickly (very impressive well done!) and everything works as usual.

After that i created a database and logged in

Now i can do everything BUT install new apps. I cant even access preferences->moduke->apps. It just redirects me to preferences->modules->Installed Apps.

There is also no error or warning moted in the logs. I also should have all rights needed as user.

What do i need to do to access the apps menu? Its not like i just want to test it. Lateron i also want to use the system.

Marek Mosiewicz
On 9/10/14, 12:38 PM

By default installed apps are displayed. You must clear "installed" in filter than all applciations will be shown and if it is not installed you can install it.


Alex Gallien
On 9/10/14, 7:09 PM

Are you using 7.0 stable, or one of the saas/trunk builds? I have noticed the same behavior in v7.saas5 and v8.rc1, but 7.0 stable seems to still load the apps for me. A month or two ago it started asking me for an Odoo account though, and I began manually installing since it was a big buggy.

To install an OpenERP module manually:

  1. Download the correct version of the module from https://www.odoo.com/apps.
  2. Copy the folder to //openerp/addons.
  3. Restart 'openerp-server'.
  4. Go to Settings: Update Modules List and update.
  5. Switch to Installed Modules, remove 'Installed' from the search bar, and search for the name of the module you are trying to install.

This should install the module for you without much hassle. If you are missing dependencies, they system will let you know what they are, and you can repeat the above steps to make it happen. If you have any other questions let me know!


Alex Gallien

Information Officer LLC

E-mail: agallien@informationofficer.com

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