How to Fix Wkhtmltopdf failed (error code: -6)

Sab, 10/03/2015 - 04:27 -- bonny

I install Odoo 8 on Raspberry with ARMHF architectur. wkhtmltopdf always fail.

Message when i Print to pdf from Odoo:

Report (PDF)

Wkhtmltopdf failed (error code: -6). Message: The switch --header-spacing, is not support using unpatched qt, and will be ignored.The switch --header-html, is not support using unpatched qt, and will be ignored.The switch --footer-html, is not support using unpatched qt, and will be ignored.QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display.

How to Fix it:

1. Remove wkhtmltopdf and related package

$ sudo apt-get remove libqt4-dev qt4-dev-tools wkhtmltopdf

$ sudo apt-get autoremove

2. Install requirement package for compiling

$ sudo apt-get install openssl build-essential libssl-dev libxrender-dev git-core libx11-dev libxext-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev fontconfig -y

3. Clone from git wkhtmltopdf and qt source

$ git clone git://github.com/wkhtmltopdf/wkhtmltopdf.git wkhtmltopdf

$ mkdir qt-wkhtmltopdf && cd qt-wkhtmltopdf

$ git clone https://www.github.com/wkhtmltopdf/qt --depth 1 --branch wk_4.8.7 --single-branch .

4. Compile qt

$ sudo ./configure -nomake tools,examples,demos,docs,translations -opensource -prefix "`pwd`" `cat ../wkhtmltopdf/static_qt_conf_base ../wkhtmltopdf/static_qt_conf_linux | sed -re '/^#/ d' | tr '\n' ' '`

$ sudo make -j3

$ sudo make install

5. Compile wkhtmltopdf

$ cd ../wkhtmltopdf

$ sudo ../qt-wkhtmltopdf/bin/qmake

$ sudo make -j3

$ sudo make install

6. Reboot

$ sudo reboot