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Added Apache and DB instructions to doc/install.txt

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Adrian Holovaty authored July 15, 2005

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 How to install Django
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+This document will get you up and running with Django.
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+Install Apache and mod_python
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+=============================
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+Currently, Django runs on Apache_ with `mod_python`_, although we're planning
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+full WSGI support, which means Django will run on a variety of server
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+platforms.
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+Make sure you have Apache installed, with the mod_python module activated.
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+.. _Apache: http://httpd.apache.org/
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+.. _mod_python: http://www.modpython.org/
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+Get your database running
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+=========================
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+If you plan to use Django's database API functionality, you'll need to
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+make sure a database server is running. Django works with PostgreSQL_
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+(recommended) or MySQL_.
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+.. _PostgreSQL: http://www.postgresql.org/
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+.. _MySQL: http://www.mysql.com/
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+Install the Django code
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+=======================
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 Installation instructions are slightly different depending on whether you're
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 using the latest official version or the latest development version.
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 It's easy either way.
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 Installing the official version
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+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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 1. Download the tarball of the latest official version from our `download page`_.
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-2. ``cd django-1.0.0.tar.gz``
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-3. ``python setup.py install``
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+2. ``tar xzvf django-1.0.0.tar.gz``
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+3. ``cd django-1.0.0``
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+4. ``python setup.py install``
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 Installing the development version
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 1. Make sure you have Subversion_ installed.
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 2. ``svn co http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk/ django_src``

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