Install GeoDjango

Here you will install GeoDjango, a framework for building web-based mapping applications. We first presented this tutorial as part of a three-hour session on Working with Geographic Information Systems in Python during the 2009 Python Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Walkthrough for Fedora

Install Django

Download and install the latest version of Django.

su
    svn co http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk/ django
    python django/setup.py install
    rm -Rf django

Install geospatial libraries

Install through the graphical interface or the command line.

su
    yum -y install gdal gdal-python geos proj

Install PostGIS

See Install PostGIS

Start project

You can now start working through the GeoDjango tutorial.