# 20111117¶

I discovered OpenERP:

If it is really as good as it looks, I will stop working on Lino, convert the existing application and use OpenERP instead! What a pity that I didn’t look at this project earlier! (But what a piece of chance that I discovered it now and not in two years!)

\$ sudo aptitude install openerp-server
The following NEW packages will be installed:
blt{a} graphviz{a} libblas3gf{a} libcdt4{a} libcgraph5{a} libffi5{a} libgd2-noxpm{a} libgfortran3{a}
libglade2-0{a} libgraph4{a} libgvc5{a} libgvpr1{a} liblapack3gf{a} libpathplan4{a} libpq5{a} libxdot4{a}
libxss1{a} openerp-server postgresql{a} postgresql-8.4{a} postgresql-client-8.4{a} postgresql-client-common{a}
python-gobject{a} python-gtk2{a} python-libxml2{a} python-libxslt1{a} python-matplotlib{a}
python-matplotlib-data{a} python-numpy{a} python-psycopg2{a} python-pychart{a} python-pydot{a}
python-pyparsing{a} python-tk{a} python-tz{a} tcl8.5{a} tk8.5{a} ttf-liberation{a}
0 packages upgraded, 43 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 35.7 MB/36.8 MB of archives. After unpacking 181 MB will be used.
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Setting up openerp-server (5.0.12-2) ...

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* Open ERP uses a PostgreSQL database to store its data. With the first *
* generation of packages, you have to setup this database manually.     *