How to install Odoo17 on ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server

To install Odoo 17 on your system, you can follow these step-by-step instructions. Before starting, make sure your system meets the minimum requirements and you have administrative privileges:

1. Update System Packages:

   sudo apt update

   sudo apt upgrade

2. Install Dependencies

​sudo apt install git python3-pip build-essential wget python3-dev python3-venv python3-wheel libxslt-dev libzip-dev libldap2-dev libsasl2-dev nodejs npm

3. Install PostgreSQL

   sudo apt install postgresql

4. Create PostgreSQL User

   Switch to the PostgreSQL user and create a new user for Odoo:

   sudo su - postgres

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

5. Create Odoo Directory

   Create a directory for Odoo installation and switch to it:

   sudo mkdir /opt/odoo

   sudo chown <your_username>: /opt/odoo

   cd /opt/odoo

6. Clone Odoo Source Code

   Clone the Odoo repository from GitHub (replace `<branch_name>` with the desired branch, like `17.0` for Odoo 17):


   git clone --depth 1 --branch <branch_name> --single-branch .


7. Set Up Python Environment:

   Create and activate a Python virtual environment for Odoo:

   python3 -m venv odoo-venv

   source odoo-venv/bin/activate

8. Install Python Dependencies

   Install the required Python packages using pip:

   pip install wheel

   pip install -r requirements.txt

9. Configure Odoo

   Copy the Odoo configuration file and edit it as needed (e.g., adjust database credentials, ports, etc.):

   cp /opt/odoo/debian/odoo.conf /etc/odoo.conf

   sudo nano /etc/odoo.conf

10. Start Odoo Server

    Start the Odoo server using the configuration file:

    ./odoo-bin -c /etc/odoo.conf

11. Access Odoo

    Open a web browser and access Odoo by entering your server's IP address or domain name followed by the port specified in the configuration file (usually `8069`). For example: `http://your_server_ip:8069`.

12. Set Up Odoo

    Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Odoo, including creating a new database, configuring initial settings, and creating an admin user.

13. Configure Nginx (Optional)

    If you want to use Nginx as a reverse proxy for Odoo, you can configure it by creating a new Nginx server block and linking it to Odoo. This step is optional but recommended for production setups.

That's it! You have successfully installed Odoo 17 on your system. Adjust any additional settings or configurations based on your specific requirements.

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