Category Archives: OpenERP

Guide to using LaunchPad for OpenERP development

Create an account for yourself on LaunchPad. Upload your ssh signature as per Log in to Launchpad: On Centos: bzr launchpad-login <your-launchpad-login> On Ubuntu: bzr whoami <your-launchpad-login> Get the latest trunk source code: For the server: bzr branch lp:~openerp/openobject-server/trunk For the … Continue reading

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How to install and use Eclipse for Python development and debugging with OpenERP

How to install Eclipse on Windows Download and install the Java SE JDK Download and install Eclipse Classic 3.5.1 or later from In Eclipse, install PyDev by going to Help / Install new software / Add. Name: Pydev Location: Then tick PyDev, Next, Install PyDev for … Continue reading

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Where are the configuration files for OpenERP?

OpenERP configuration files on Centos 5.5 /etc/openerp-web.cfg /etc/init.d/openerp-web /etc/init.d/openerp-server ~openerp/.openerp_serverrc – for the OpenERP Server ~/.openerp_serverrc – if running an OpenERP Server inside Eclipse from your own userid /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/openerp-server/tools/ – for default values if no config file OpenERP 6 configuration files on … Continue reading

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Where are the Log Files for OpenERP?

This is a quick reference for finding OpenERP’s log files. OpenERP Server logging Server Log files on Centos 5.5 /var/log/openerp-web /var/log/messages (if –syslog option is used to start the openerp server – see /etc/init.d/openerp-server) /var/log/openerp-server (if that is where you pointed your … Continue reading

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How to fix OpenERP performance issues

(This post is a reply to this thread, but could not be posted because of a fault that wrongly rejected this reply as spam.) I suspect that there are a few things that need fixing in OpenERP for performance: … Continue reading

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How to install and configure an OpenERP 6.0.1 server and web server on an Ubuntu 10.10 server

Introduction OpenERP 6.0 requires Python 2.6 and Postgres 8.4. This document describes how to install these on an Ubuntu 10.10 server (aka. Maverick Meerkat). These instructions should be run as root – using sudo or similar. Install and configure Postgresql 8.4 Install Postgres. … Continue reading

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Random thoughts and observations about OpenERP

This post is the first in what may become a series of stream-of-consciousness thoughts on OpenERP, for those who want to follow my journey dealing with OpenERP. While there is no intention to state things that are untrue or misleading, stuff … Continue reading

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