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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
bpeschier.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@16647 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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Malcolm Tredinnick authored August 22, 2011

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  1. 6  docs/topics/install.txt
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@@ -170,6 +170,12 @@ This file should also be located in your ``site-packages`` directory.
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     (Note that this should be run from a shell prompt, not a Python interactive
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     prompt.)
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+    Some Debian-based Linux distributions have separate ``site-packages``
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+    directories for user-installed packages, such as when installing Django
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+    from a downloaded tarball. The command  listed above will give you the
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+    system's ``site-packages``, the user's directory can be found in
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+    ``/usr/local/lib/`` instead of ``/usr/lib/``.
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 Install the Django code

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