How To Install Odoo on Debian 10 Buster

Install Odoo on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Odoo on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, 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.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Odoo on an Ubuntu Debian 10 (Buster).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 10 (Buster).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Odoo on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt-get commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing the 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

Step 3. Installing Odoo on Debian 10 Buster.

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

Step 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:


Install Odoo on Debian 10

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

sudo systemctl restart odoo

Step 5. Accessing 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.

Install Odoo on Debian 10

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Odoo. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Odoo on Debian 10 Buster system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Odoo website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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