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Odoo 14 Download and Installation Guide on Ubuntu.

Odoo 14 Download and Installation Guide by Globalteckz offers you How you can install version 14 of Odoo and install easily. Every year Odoo enhances the older version and releases a new version with more functions and features. This time there are many features added in Odoo 14 from User perspective. Odoo ERP software is one of the leading ERP software that offers you the community (free edition) as well as license-based (paid) version that consists of advanced features.

With Odoo Software installation you gain a gimps of new functions and features that help you to create decisions on Implementation and Migration from Old version. there are many new functions and features Odoo 14 comes with which we will be discussing at a high level in this article.

There are different Odoo versions available including Community, Enterprise Edition that includes Cloud,, Online to suit small to mid-sized companies needs. Odoo Implementation & Odoo Development helps you to enhance your business processes and productivity of your Organisation.

Below are the steps on How to install Odoo 14 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

STEP 1 : Updating the apt source list.

sudo apt-get update

STEP 2 : Creating odoo user and group.

sudo adduser -system -home=/opt/odoo -group odoo

STEP3 : Installing PostgreSQL

You need to install postgresql database server on the same host where odoo is running. This will ensure fast and smooth running of Odoo ERP software.

sudo apt-get install -y postgresql

Once you completed the postgresql installation you can now start the below command to initate your postgresql database server.

sudo service postgresql start

Create a database user for odoo

sudo su - postgres
createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt odoo

You can also give a role & password for new user.


After the above stpes you can now restart the postgresql server

sudo service postgresql restart

STEP 4 : Installing python and depended python packages on your server.

sudo apt-get install -y python3-pip

Installaton of  Python Dependencies for Odoo version 14.

To switch in to the odoo user and then install the dependency packages.

sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash
pip3 install Babel decorator docutils ebaysdk feedparser gevent greenlet html2text Jinja2 lxml Mako MarkupSafe mock num2words ofxparse passlib Pillow psutil psycogreen psycopg2 pydot pyparsing PyPDF2 pyserial python-dateutil python-openid pytz pyusb PyYAML qrcode reportlab requests six suds-jurko vatnumber vobject Werkzeug XlsxWriter xlwt xlrd polib

STEP 5 : Odoo web dependencies

sudo apt-get install -y npm
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node
sudo npm install -g less less-plugin-clean-css
sudo apt-get install -y node-less
sudo python3 -m pip install libsass

STEP 6 : Install odoo 14 community version from

Switch to odoo user

sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash

Download Odoo ERP version 14 package from


Extract the downloaded package of odoo14 using tar

tar xfv odoo_14.1alpha1.latest.tar.xz

Change directory from /opt/odoo to src

 cd src

Install the requirements

pip3 install -r requirements.txt

And exit from the odoo user

STEP 7 : Creating Odoo configuration file

sudo vim /etc/odoo-server.conf

Copy the below content in the configuration file.

; This is the password that allows database operations:
; admin_passwd = admin
db_host = False
db_port = False
db_user = odoo
db_password = False
logfile = /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log
addons_path = /opt/odoo/src/addons,/opt/odoo/src/odoo/addons

Change the permission and also the user ownership of configuration file as showed below

sudo chown odoo: /etc/odoo-server.conf 
sudo chmod 640 /etc/odoo-server.conf

STEP 8 : Create odoo log file

sudo mkdir /var/log/odoo
sudo chown odoo:root /var/log/odoo

STEP 9 : You can copy and paste the script to this file.

sudo vim /etc/init.d/odoo-server

Now change ownership and permission

sudo chmod 755 /etc/init.d/odoo-server
sudo chown root: /etc/init.d/odoo-server

STEP 10 : Testing the server running as service

To start the odoo server

sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server start

Stop the odoo server

sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server stop

To restart the odoo server

sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server restart

View the odoo log files

tail /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log

Now, if you want to add this service to begin on boot up run the below command

update-rc.d odoo-server defaults

STEP 11 : Run Odoo ERP 14 locally

Switch to Odoo user

sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash
python3  /opt/odoo/src/odoo-bin

Then go to web browser to access Odoo 14




To print PDF reports need to install right version of wkhtmltopdf.

sudo wget
sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox_0.12.6-1.bionic_amd64.deb
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltoimage  /usr/bin/wkhtmltoimage
sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf  /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf

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A high level of extra addons Odoo 14 offers you with:

Odoo 14 offers you with various extra features compared to the older version of Odoo which released in prior years. Odoo 14 installation helps you with many benefits which we have covered in the following blog post. Odoo ERP is one of the largest selling ERP software that offers a Paid and Community version to its user. Implementing Odoo ERP software is quick to compare to other software available in the market. Odoo being a web-based ERP helps organizations with powerful module capabilities that one could look into ERP software.


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How Globalteckz can help you with Odoo 14 installation, Development & Customization Services

At Globalteckz we offer our clients with world class Business and Enterprise solutions. We are present in India, the USA, &  Canada, and have successfully offered an end to end solutions to our clients. Some of our services offerings includes leading Open Source Solutions such as Odoo, Magento, and other ecommerce development. We deliver excellence and quality for Information Technology & Software Solutions to our clients worldwide.

We have experience working on Odoo version 6 till Odoo 14 – Our team already started implementing Odoo 14 software for one of a client based in India – We have experience of over 100+ Odoo implementation with verticals such as Manufacturing, Trading, eCommerce and others.

We Follow a simple 10 steps Process for implementing Odoo ERP at a 100% successful rate

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We have handled various verticals such as Trading organizations, Services, Manufacturing with Advance Manufacturing stages and eCommerce merchants who sell their products via different Online shops. Our Team at Mumbai (India) location includes various employees ranging the experience from 1 to 7 years specific with Odoo Experience. The founders of the company is holding Odoo implementation experience of 10+ years under whom the whole Globalteckz team worked.

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