How to install openerp 6.1 on a Debian VPS in less than 5 minutes

Today we will show you how to install OpenERP on Debian VPS in less than 5 minutes. OpenERP is a comprehensive suite of business applications including Sales, CRM, Project management, Warehouse management, Manufacturing, Financial management, Human Resources just to name a few.


Update your server

apt-get update && apt-get upgrade

Install necessary packages

apt-get install python-dateutil python-feedparser python-gdata \
python-ldap python-libxslt1 python-lxml python-mako python-openid python-psycopg2 \
python-pybabel python-pychart python-pydot python-pyparsing python-reportlab \
python-simplejson python-tz python-vatnumber python-vobject python-webdav \
python-werkzeug python-xlwt python-yaml python-zsi

Install postgresql and create a new database user.

apt-get install postgresql 
su postgres -c 'createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt openerp'

Download and install the latest version of OpenERP from

cd /tmp
dpkg -i openerp_6.1-latest-1_all.deb

Finally point your browser to http://IP_Address:8069

Of course, if you are one of our Linux VPS Hosting customers, you don’t have to do any of this, simply ask our admins, sit back and relax. Our admins will install OpenErp for you immediately.

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