Linux command that every odoo user should know
10 July, 2020 by
Linux command that every odoo user should know
Kinsoft Indonesia, Admin Kinsoft

Nowadays most of odoo programmers are using Linux for odoo, but they are mostly struggling with commands so I thought it might help to the community to share my knowledge about some common commands that used in odoo.

  • To open terminal 

press key Ctrl + Alt + T

  • Locate any Folder (example: Odoo folder)

This command is used to locating any folder.
  • PWD

To know in which directory you are in, you can use pwd.

  • Create folder 

sudo mkdir -R folder_name 
  • Create file

sudo touch file_name
  • Remove folder

sudo rm -rf  folder_name

  • Remove file

sudo rm file_name
  • To check list in folder or directory


it will show you all list of folder

ls -l

it will show you list with all information like permission,access right, date etc.

  • Start odoo service

sudo systemctl start service_name 

  • Stop odoo service

sudo systemctl stop service_name 

  • Restart odoo service

sudo systemctk restart service_name

  • Clear screen


Clear command does what exactly it says, it clears the screen

  • Open file in gedit

to open the file in gedit from the command

gedit file_name

  • Search history command

to search history command from terminal use   Ctrl + R

and write similar word that you used in the previous commands

  • Check odoo log file

sudo tail -f  odoo.log

Log file is located in /var/log/odoo/odoo.log

  • Search odoo Service process

sudo ps -ax|grep odoo

  • Kill odoo service process

sudo kill -9  process_id

  • Install any package by command

sudo apt-get install package_name

  • For python package:

sudo pip install package_name

  • Check Configuration of  Network interface


  • Get os name


  • Get os name and version

lsb_release -a

  • Move File

mv source_path_file  destination_path

eg. mv /home/desktop/file   /home/Music/

  • Copy file 

cp source_path_file  destination_path
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Linux command that every odoo user should know
Kinsoft Indonesia, Admin Kinsoft
10 July, 2020
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