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Fix Odoo Wkhtmltopdf error step by step

Fix Odoo Wkhtmltopdf error step by step

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Many Odoo installations have been plagued with errors and reporting problems because the installation does not have the right version of Wekhtmltopdf. This video shows how to troubleshoot and fix the issue.

Video Length:   6 min.
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You should upgrade your version of Wkhtmltopdf to at least 0.12.1

If you are needing this video you have an error that happens to many who install Odoo 8. All too often an otherwise successful Odoo installation has an issue with an incompatible version of Wkhtmltopdf

What does this wkhtmltopdf upgrade incompatiblity cause?

While the error you are presented is more of a warning than a serious issue with the installation, unfortunately many of the reports now rely on a more recent version of wkhtmltopdf than many installations have.

What does this video do and who is it for?

This video is for people who have been having this problem and would like to see a walkthrough step by step to solve the problem. When time is money getting the right answer fast is important.

Do I really have to buy the video do fix this problem?

It is entirely possible to fix this problem and there are other guides as well. This video was for people who would like to see step by step how these commands are actually applied. As we have had several inquires on fixing this exact problem so felt it would be a good additional to our growing video subscription library. The actual commands are provided below for both the video subscribers, those who purchase the video or for those who would like to fix this problem without watching the video.

  • Install the updated wkhtmltopdf package
    • sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb
  • Copy the file into the bin directory so it can be 'seen' by odoo
    • sudo cp /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin/