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[1.5.x] Fixed #19965 - Added a warning that the tutorial is written f…

…or Python 2.

Thanks itsallvoodoo for the patch.

Backport of e1bafdb from master.
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@@ -19,10 +19,15 @@ tell Django is installed and which version by running the following command:
python -c "import django; print(django.get_version())"
-You should see either the version of your Django installation or an error
-telling "No module named django". Check also that the version number matches
-the version of this tutorial. If they don't match, you can refer to the
-tutorial for your version of Django or update Django to the newest version.
+If Django is installed, you should see the version of your installation. If it
+isn't, you'll get an error telling "No module named django".
+This tutorial is written for Django |version| and Python 2.x. If the Django
+version doesn't match, you can refer to the tutorial for your version of Django
+or update Django to the newest version. If you are using Python 3.x, be aware
+that your code may need to differ from what is in the tutorial and you should
+continue using the tutorial only if you know what you are doing with Python
See :doc:`How to install Django </topics/install>` for advice on how to remove
older versions of Django and install a newer one.

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