MaxMind GeoIP Legacy Python Extension API
- Python 2.5+ or 3.3+
- GeoIP Legacy C Library 1.4.7 or greater
$ pip install GeoIP
$ python setup.py build $ python setup.py install
IP Geolocation Usage
IP geolocation is inherently imprecise. Locations are often near the center of the population. Any location provided by a GeoIP database should not be used to identify a particular address or household.
See the examples in the
If you get a "libGeoIP.so.1: cannot open shared object No such file or directory" error, add /usr/local/lib to /etc/ld.so.conf then run /sbin/ldconfig /etc/ld.so.conf
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