This document assumes you are familiar with Python and Django, and should outline the steps necessary for you to follow the Introductory Tutorial.
When installing the django CMS using pip, both Django and django-classy-tags will be installed automatically.
If you’re using Ubuntu (tested with 10.10), the following should get you started:
sudo aptitude install python2.6 python-setuptools python-imaging
sudo easy_install pip
sudo pip install django-cms south django-appmedia
Additionally, you need the python driver for your selected database:
sudo aptitude python-psycopg2 or sudo aptitude install python-mysql
This will install PIL and your database’s driver globally.
You have now everything that is needed for you to follow the Introductory Tutorial.
TODO (Should setup everything up to but not including “pip install django-cms” like the above)
We recommend using PostgreSQL or MySQL with Django CMS. Installing and maintaining database systems is outside the scope of this documentation, but is very well documented on the system’s respective websites.
To use Django CMS efficiently, we recommend: