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OpenERP 5.0.3 on Ubuntu All-in-one installer For Dummies

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This script automates the setting up of openerp-server-5.0.3 & openerp-client-5.0.3 & openerp-web-5.0.3 & openerp-addons-5.0.3 for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop

The Goal is to provide a graphical installer of OpenERP for Ubuntu Desktop with a KISS philosophy

This post is obsolete! This script doesn’t work any longer as openerp v5.0.3 is out of date and not available at Please consider the new script and post: OpenERP 5.0.5 on Ubuntu All-in-one installer & updater For Dummies:

Requirements: A fresh installation of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (

Run the script through the Graphical User Interface:

  1. uncompress the file
  2. right click on icon
  3. click on ” Properties”
  4. click on “Permissions” tab
  5. select “Execute: Allow executing file as program”
  6. click on “Close”
  7. double click on the icon and “Run”

The installation process can be as simple as “Accept” for each question. You will need to type your user password (sudo).

Additional info:

  1. OpenERP on Ubuntu 8.04 is recommended for production systems
  2. Desktop Icons for openerp-client and openerpweb URL are made
  3. Available IP addresses are shown to ease the IP address input. The first configured IP is marked as default one
  4. An OpenERP-README.txt file is created with the remaining steps to be done from the OpenERP client (GTK or Web)



September 9, 2009 Posted by | ERP, Scripting, Turnkey, Ubuntu Desktop | , , | 10 Comments