Tryton - Open Source Enterprise Resource Planning System


After six months of development the new version of Tryton has been released reaching its version Tryton 4.8. Tryton is integrated management software (also known as PGI or ERP) is a general high-level computing platform in three layers and general purpose on which a business solution (ERP) is developed through the Tryton modules.

This application is written primarily in the Python programming language and it also consists of some JavaScript, Tryton is cross-platform and distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) V3.

The platform Tryton is organized in a three-layer architecture, which are composed as follows:

  • Desktop - The Tryton Client
  • Web - The Tryton server
  • Script - Database that can mainly be PostgreSQL or SQLite.

This application comes with a set of more than one hundred modules that cover a wide range of business needs (purchasing, sales, accounting, stock, etc.).

Triton handles the following in a modular way:

  • Accounting and analytical accounting
  • Sales administration
  • Purchasing administration
  • Inventory management
  • Project and time management
  • Calendar management

What's new in Tryton 4.8

With the arrival of this new version, this will be the last one from Tryton to use Python 2, since the next versions will be written in Python 3, so if you use this application you should start preparing for the migration.

This process of migration from previous versions of Tryton is compatible with this new version, so the update should not represent a problem.

Additionally, in this version of Tryton the functionality gap between the native client and the web client is further reduced. The latter received special attention to correct many small details.

The administrator now you can reset a user's password with one click. The server generates a temporary password that is valid for one day by default and e-mails it to the user. The temporary password is disabled when the user registers a new password.

It is also possible to use this function for the administrator user through the trytond-admin command.


Addition existing protections against brute force attacks, the server also limits the number of attempts per IP network. The size of the networks is configurable.

As well added a new way to design dynamic relationships. At the moment, only the module benefits, but the next versions should see the generalization of this method.

The web and server clients have been updated

As is often the case, users install the client manually without going through a package manager (setup on Windows or package on macOS). They tend not to update this one when bug fixes are released. This new version includes an option (enabled by default) that periodically checks if the latest version is used. And if this is not the case, a link is displayed to download it.

Web client

Numeric values ​​are now formatted using the user's language, but an input element is used for editing (which in some browsers may not be formatted correctly). The goal is to have a virtual digital keyboard on mobile phones.

The Cspell-checked ampos now they have browser fix enabled.

Widget buttons no longer enter the navigation pad. Its actions are all available via keyboard shortcuts.

The Mlist editing odo has been completely revamped, now the entire selected line can be edited. The focus is always on it, as long as it is invalid. Editing also ends when the user clicks out of sight.

How to install Tryton 4.8 on Linux?

Application found within the repositories of most Linux distributionsAlthough the only detail is that not all the application has been updated to the latest version.

If you want to carry out the installation process, you can use your software center to search for the application.

You can visit the following link where you can get documentation and clients for other operating systems.

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  1.   HO2Gi said

    What great news I will have to try it before in vbox.

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