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Well i was having a hot shower in the morning(all showers are hot whether its morning or night in Chennai though) and i was thinking about what some George F.Burns said, " i honestly think its better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate...". I have this quote written in my wall above my PC and my family often gives a wry smile seeing it. I wonder whether they understand it. geek...they do and so only they manage a smile. I was thinking why people never do what they like. What could happen at the max? they would be utter failure, they would be damned by all. People would laugh at them, they would starve to complete their life. Seems a bit bad fortune isn't it. but common, why do u ever care about people smiling sarcastically at you? they smile at everyone. They mock you but deep inside i can assure you that they ll see you as a hero who lived his own life. Its their ego that doesn't let them accept that they are failures who…

Openbravo ERP 2.50 installation steps in ubuntu (default installation)

Hi all, there are n number of ways presented in openbravo community to try or work with Openbravo ERP. but i felt any of them were too big for novices. So i ve presented my small complition (CCP:Cut,Copy,Paste) version of installing Openbravo in Ubuntu. There is a virtual box appliance that is far more easier to install than this. but lemme get to its disadvantages in a later post.

1. Adding canonical partner repositories. (this is not present by default)
$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

2. In the file that opens up add the following lines,
deb karmic partner
deb-src karmic partner

3. Installing the application
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install openbravo-erp

4. This will install openbravo cluster,apache tomcat,postgres. Openbravo uses its own properties so the post numbers are not the default ones.

5. To run the application, type the follwing in the browser menu.