[ckan-discuss] installing ckan on Debian Lenny (no pip)

David Read david.read at okfn.org
Fri Mar 12 16:15:23 GMT 2010


There are lots of useful tips for install (such as this one) in the
CKAN docs for production deployment. See:
Do feedback any more queries. Cheers,


On 12 March 2010 10:10, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> On 12 March 2010 08:46, Sean Burlington <sean at practicalweb.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  I'd like to install a version of ckan locally to play around with.
>> However the installation instructions assume you have phtyon-pip which
>> isn't available in lenny (and backporting it looks non-trivial)
> To follow up Benoit's comments a little less cryptically :)
> On lenny (on which we regularly deploy) you want to install virtualenv
> and pip via easy_install (easy_install is provided by
> python-setuptools which is in apt). easy_install is python-specific
> way of installing python packages from the python package index and is
> useful for getting both more "recent" versions of python packages and
> those not in debian -- thus for example I recommend the latest version
> of virtualenv that you'll get with easy_install over the one provided
> by apt (1.1.1).
> Thus to be absolutely specific you want to do:
> $ sudo easy_install virtualenv
> $ sudo easy_install pip
> Then just follow the pip/virtualenv instructions.
> Regards,
> Rufus
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