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I am facing difficulties in installing new modules in python. Not always, but in most of the cases.

This happens for two main reasons; I am newbie and I have multiple python versions installed on my laptop. For instance, this module here works through terminal, however, it doesn't work through eclipse. In addition, this module here doesn't work at all. So my question is: from where should I start so as to solve the problem?

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What OS are you on currently? That may affect the suggestions, at least mine for sure. – nerdwaller Nov 25 '12 at 19:52
@nerdwaller I am using Ubuntu Linux 12.04 – user88349 Nov 25 '12 at 19:55

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Why you don't use PyPI? The Python Package Index is a repository of software for the Python programming language. There are currently 26536 packages here. So pypi is a easiest way to install new python module.

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You have several option. If you are running a redhat distro, then you can try to do an install via yum. If for the none standard distro version then you might have copy folders from the site-packages folder into the other.

Other options you have are pip, easy_install, and PyPI. Google will tell you the rest.

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