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added a note on linux install

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@@ -67,6 +67,11 @@ Python projects on your system, create the virtualenv and activate it. Then run
``bin/install-reqs`` to install the dependencies for this project into your
Python environment.
+.. Note::
+
+On some linux flavors, you may need to run
+``sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev`` prior to bin/install-reqs.
+
Installing the dependencies requires `pip`_ 1.0 or higher. `pip`_ is
automatically available in a `virtualenv`_; if not using `virtualenv`_ you may
need to install it yourself.

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