Install Odoo on Debian 10 Buster

Odoo is one of the most popular and most powerful Open Source ERP business software based on the Python programming language. It is a web-based fully-featured application and comes with Open Source CRM, Point of Sales, Human Resource Management, Point of Sales, Billing and Accounting, Event Management, Email Marketing, Order Tracking, etc. This application is helpful to maintain ERP in any business.

Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Software Installation queries.

In this context, we shall look into how to install Odoo on Debian 10. 

Steps to install Odoo on Debian 10 Buster ?

1. Perform system update

Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt upgrade

2. Install PostgreSQL

Run the following command to install PostgreSQL:

$ sudo apt install postgresql

After the installation is complete, make sure to enable the PostgreSQL server to start automatically upon server reboot with:

$ sudo systemctl enable postgresql
$ sudo systemctl start postgresql

3. Install Odoo on the system 

First, We need to add Odoo apt repository to the Debian system:

$ wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/odoo.list

Once the repository is added, install Odoo using the apt package manager:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install odoo

After the installation of Odoo on Debian 10, the service is started automatically:

$ sudo systemctl status odoo

4. Configure Odoo.

Now we edit Odoo's configuration file and set the master admin password:

$ nano /etc/odoo/odoo.conf

Uncomment the 'admin_passwd' line, and set a password as shown below:


After that, restart the Odoo instance for the changes to take effect:

$ sudo systemctl restart odoo

5. Access Odoo Web Interface

Odoo will be available on HTTP port 8069 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to or http://server-ip-address:8069.

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This article covers how to install Odoo on your Debian 10 Buster system. In fact, a few popular applications for Odoo include CRMs, eCommerce, accounting, inventory, point of sale, and project management. These applications are all fully integrated and can be installed and accessed through a web interface. Using Odoo's web interface can make it easier to automate and manage your company's processes.

For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Odoo website.

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