[Image-SIG] Newb help... can't install the PIL extension libraries

Waldemar Osuch waldemar.osuch at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 16:57:01 CET 2007

On 1/25/07, Paul <PMF at kingswood.bath.sch.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm very new to linux (2 days!) but have been using Python on windows for a
> few weeks now. I would like to install PIL on my linux (ubuntu) machine but
> am having all sorts of trouble following the readme, I get a ton of errors
> when trying to run the build.py. Mostly cannot find directory errors, but
> there are others thrown in for good measure.

Use prepackaged version of PIL if you can.
apt-get is your friend
Or for command line challenged, Synaptic.

The general instruction on installing:


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