setup django quick install

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ankur@ankur:~> svn co django-trunk

Python interpreter can load Django’s code.
There are various ways of accomplishing this.
One of the most convenient, on Linux, Mac OSX or other Unix-like systems, is to use a symbolic link:

ankur@ankur:~> python -c "from distutils.sysconfig import get_python_lib; print get_python_lib()"
ankur@ankur:~> ln -s `pwd`/django-trunk/django /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/django

This simply lets you type
from within any directory, rather than having to qualify the command with the full path to the file.

ankur@ankur:~> ln -s `pwd`/django-trunk/django/bin/ /usr/local/bin

Now we don’t have to run python install,
because you’ve already carried out the equivalent actions in above steps.

ankur@ankur:~> mkdir django-code
ankur@ankur:~> cd django-code/
ankur@ankur:~> startproject mysite
ankur@ankur:~/django-code> ll
total 4
drwxr-xr-x 2 ankur users 4096 2010-09-18 12:09 mysite
ankur@ankur:~/django-code> cd mysite/
ankur@ankur:~/django-code/mysite> ll
total 24
-rw-r--r-- 1 ankur users    0 2010-09-18 12:08
-rwxr-xr-x 1 ankur users  546 2010-09-18 12:08
-rw-r--r-- 1 ankur users 3386 2010-09-18 12:08
-rw-r--r-- 1 ankur users  482 2010-09-18 12:08
ankur@ankur:~/django-code/mysite> python runserver
Validating models...
0 errors found

Django version 1.3 pre-alpha SVN-13861, using settings 'mysite.settings'
Development server is running at
Quit the server with CONTROL-C.
[18/Sep/2010 02:11:07] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 2051

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It worked!
Congratulations on your first Django-powered page.

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