Installation of Django

Type the following commands in terminal:

#tar xzvf Django-1.3.tar.gz
#cd Django-1.3
#sudo python install

You can verify that Python is installed by typing python from your shell; you should see something like:

Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Jan 17 2008, 19:35:17)

[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)] on darwin

Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information.


To verify that Django can be seen by Python, type python from your shell. Then at the Python prompt, try to import Django:

>>> import django

>>> print django.get_version()



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