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    ODOO Unable to find Wkhtmltopdf on this system. Error/Bug ?

    If you are using ODOO version 8 and getting some error like –

    Unable to find Wkhtmltopdf on this system. The report will be shown in html.

    It means you need to upgrade the version of Wkhtmltopdf library on your server.

    Let me elaborate this problem first-

    As we all know, when we install ODOO-version 8 on the server, we have also install some necessary libraries too like – python-decorator, python-werkzeug and many more libraries. ” Wkhtmltopdf ” is also one of them. Now, lets come to the main problem, when we install “wkhtmltopdf” on server, using command like –


    this command install an outdated wkhtmltopdf and odoo generate a wrong pdf (with 0 byte ) and popup error saying to update to the new wkhtmltopdf. So this is not a ODOO Error, but we can say its a wkhtmltopdf issue(moreover its a version issue).

    Solution is to upgrade ” wkhtmltopdf ” to 0.12.1 like this –

    1) Download wkhtmltopdf version from WKHTMLTOPDF depending on your system arch (32 or 64 bit) –


    2) Install the downloaded package as –


    3) Copy files as –


    4) Restart Odoo server and then try again.

    That`s it !!! I hope it will help someone.

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    15 comments

  • disha
    solved my issue
    Thank you
    • Anisha Bahukhandi (Moderator)
      Hello Disha,
      Thanks for your valuable feedback! Stay tuned…
      Regards
      Anisha Bahukhandi
  • cool
    yess
  • cool
    cool
  • Marlene
    Funciono muy bien, gracias =)
  • Slim
    Your advices helped so much ! Thanks a lot !
  • SWAPNIL CHAVAN
    It worked for me,Thanks a lot.
    • Mohit Chandra (Moderator)
      Thanks @swapnil
  • Admitkard
    Nice blog about upgrade the version of Wkhtmltopdf.
  • Eduardo Capote
    Thank you Very Very much!! I help me a lot
    • Mohit Chandra
      Thanks for your feedback.
  • ArafatX
    Very helpful eventhough i have not tried… will try in one minute.

    it works.

    • Mohit Chandra
      Thanks @arafatx:disqus
  • plussandip
    It helped indeed, thanks.
    • Mohit Chandra
      your welcome @plussandip:disqus
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