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Functional Training Day 1
Author: Satyamitra Maan
Functional Training Day 1
• Ubuntu installation ( Practical )
• Introduction to ERP and OpenERP
• OpenERP installation
• Guided Tour initial
• About addons and exaddons
What is an ERP?
One database for all the
One views per company
All company process
Automatic notification
Automatic communication
between department
Automatic actions historic
Existing ERP
Other are Cegid- Compière – ERP5 – Open Bravo – Dolibar & Open ERP
What is “Open Source”
Open Source usage:
No license fee
Free source code
Free to distribute
Free to modify
Large community
Pool of developers
Easy support
Open Source business
Can’t charge for license
Can’t sell with another name
You can only provide services
Facts about open source technologies
85 % of enterprises use
open source (Nov 2008)
NASA use python, which is
an open source language
Microsoft also going the
open source way .
Open ERP is based on python and
XML Framework and using Open
In US 85 % of education is imparted
through Moodel which is also open
source .
Open ERP ?
An all in one solution!
ERP Comparison
About Open ERP
 In 2008 it was named Open ERP (before was Tiny ERP since 2002)
 Open source
 Huge Community
 More than 400modules
 Adaptable for Big & Small companies, Factories, Web sellers……
 Adaptable for every type of Companies
 Experts state Open ERP having 2 years of competitive advantage on market as
enterprise management can never be such simpler and powerful as with Open ERP .
Open ERP is a modern approach to integrate business and management
 One software package covers all your enterprise needs (Department functionalities)
 Accounting & Financial Mgt
 Manufacturing resource planning
 Inventory control
 Document Management System
 SMS and Mass mailing services
 No double encoding of information
 Automates tasks by integrating business processes
 Automate all administrative tasks
 User-friendly web and rich interface
 Evolution as needed with the huge modules list
What offer really Open ERP! (1)
Get The Information When
you need it, where you need it
 Integrated Business Intelligence
 Dynamic dashboards
 Consolidation of data in real time
 Custom report designer
 Statistics available from any document
What offer really Open ERP! (2)
But you think ERP’s are risky to
integrate ………Not Open ERP !
 You can start with one module for a specific need.
 No licence cost for you.
 Light
 Fast
 Easy to set
 Easy to use
 Start playing with our demo data and be ready to work!
Salary trends in the World
0-2 Years 2-5 Years 5-10 Years > 10 Years
Developer 25-30 K€ 30-35 K€ 35-40 K€ 40-50 K€
Network engineer
20-24 K€ 23-28 K€ 28-33 K€ NC
Security Engineer 28-32 K€ 33-40 K€ 40-45 K€ 45-55 K€
Network and telecom manager NC 38-45 K€ 45-55 K€ 55-70 K€
Security Manager NC NC 50-55 K€ 60-70 K€
ERP Consultant 30-35 K€ 35-40 K€ 40-50 K€ 50-65 K€
ERP Project Manager NC 35-40 K€ 45-55 K€ 60-70 K€
Project Manager NC NC 50-60 K€ 60-80 K€
Your career graph
 You begin as a trainee
 You have these ways to go
 Functional consultant
 Technical consultant
 Both ( with Open ERP only )
 Senior Open ERP consultant
 Open ERP Department Junior Manager
 Open ERP Department Senior Manager
 And who knows Sky is the limit in Open ERP you can mould whatever and
where ever you want to .
Your actual IT structure ??
Annual Maintenance: 45.000 $
Annual Licenses: 39.000 $
After implementation of Open ERP, this is your new
IT structure!!
A fully integrated management system:
Annual Maintenance: 10.000 $
Annual Licenses: 0 $
OpenERP is quiet easy to install in windows you just need to install
OpenERP all in one .exe and its done .
Here we will cover OpenERP installation on UBUNTU
Installing database and creating User
• With OpenERP we use PostgreSql database we need to
install the database.
– On Ubuntu, install the postgresql package:
• sudo apt-get install postgresql
– Add a user
• The default superuser for PostgreSQL is called postgres. If you wish to
use it as well, you may need to login as this user first.
– smaan$ sudo su – postgres
– password: XXXXXXXXXX
– postgres$ createuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole –
pwprompt smaan
– Enter password for new role: XXXXXXXXXX
– Enter it again: XXXXXXXXXX
– Shall the new role be a superuser? (y/n) y
– postgres$
OpenERP dependencies installation
• Server dependencies
– sudo apt-get install python python-psycopg2 python-reportlab \
python-egenix-mxdatetime python-tz python-pychart \ python-
pydot python-lxml python-vobject
• Client dependencies
– sudo apt-get install python python-gtk2 python-glade2 \
python-matplotlib python-egenix-mxdatetime python-xml
• Web client dependencies
– $ sudo apt-get install python python-dev build-essential
– $ sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
– There are few more dependencies of webclient will be installed
through ./ under openerp-web../lib/
– sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Downloading and Starting
• You can download OpenERP client , OpenERP-web,OpenERP server
• Unzip the files put them under workspace folder you created.
• Starting the Server:
– $ cd OpenERP-server-verson/bin
– $ ./
• Starting the web server
– $ cd OpenERP-web-server-verson/lib
– $./
– cd ..
– ./
• Starting the client
– $ cd OpenERP-client-verson/bin
– $ ./openERP-
Congratulation that’s all fox
Welcome to OpenERP world
Guided tour(1)
Starting to discover Open ERP,
using demonstration data
supplied with the system, is a
good way to familiarize
yourself with the user
interface. This guided tour
provides you with an
introduction to many of the
available system features. We
are going to cover the
following with demo data
• New Database Creation
• Installing pre defined profiles
• Configuring the profiles
Guided tour(2)
• Preference Toolbar functionalities
• Internal communication through
• Configuring users
• Managing partners
• Installing new functionality
– Updating the module list
– Installing independent modules
– Installing a module with its
• Uninstalling the new functionality
– Uninstalling the independent
– Uninstalling the modules with
To know more about Open ERP
Contact us
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