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Added instructions/clarification to the docs.

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Installation
============
+Do everything listed in this section to get your site up and running locally. If you run into problems, see the Troubleshooting section.
+
Pre-requisites
==============
@@ -104,9 +106,13 @@ Replace joe with your username/email::
Install Djangopackages flatblocks and flatpages
===============================================
-Packaginator makes use of several flatblocks and flatpages. To load fixtures
-that show how these are used on djangopackages.com, you can load two fixtures
-containing this information::
+Packaginator makes use of several flatblocks and flatpages.
+
+To see how the flatblocks and flatpages are used on djangopackages.com, open fixtures/flatblocks.json and fixtures/flatpages.json in a text editor. Change "Django Packages" to "Python Packages" or whatever the name of your site is.
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+Change other parts of the text if you want (note: you can do this later via the Django admin interface under flatblocks/flatpages as well).
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+Then, you can load the two flatblocks and flatpages fixtures::
python manage.py loaddata fixtures/flatblocks.json
python manage.py loaddata fixtures/flatpages.json
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@@ -9,10 +9,12 @@ If you're getting something like "ImportError: No module named abc", you probabl
pip install -r requirements/project.txt
-Launchpad/bzr installation problems
+ImportError related to launchpad.py
-----------------------------------
-Most likely cause is your C compiler. On Windows, make sure you have MinGW installed as per the installation instructions. On Linux, make sure you have the python-dev and gcc packages.
+Sometimes this shows up as "Caught ImportError while rendering: cannot import name ScalarValue".
+
+You're having Launchpad/bzr installation problems. Most likely cause is your C compiler. On Windows, make sure you have MinGW installed as per the installation instructions. On Linux, make sure you have the python-dev and gcc packages.
Other problems
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