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Minor Debian/Ubuntu install instruction update.

This is all a bit of a mess (and fragile and mostly their own fault),
but this at least gives people a clue. Fixes #16287. Patch from

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@@ -170,6 +170,12 @@ This file should also be located in your ``site-packages`` directory.
(Note that this should be run from a shell prompt, not a Python interactive
+ Some Debian-based Linux distributions have separate ``site-packages``
+ directories for user-installed packages, such as when installing Django
+ from a downloaded tarball. The command listed above will give you the
+ system's ``site-packages``, the user's directory can be found in
+ ``/usr/local/lib/`` instead of ``/usr/lib/``.
.. _install-django-code:
Install the Django code

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