How to download and install setuptools module for Python
Please use md5 checksum to make sure the downloaded files are not corrupt. Also, $ before commands mean you can run the command as ordinary user and # means you have to run the command as root (or use $ sudo <command>).
$ wget http://pypi.python.org/packages/source/s/setuptools/setuptools-0.6c11.tar.gz $ tar xzf setuptools-0.6c11.tar.gz $ cd setuptools-0.6c11 # /opt/python/bin/python setup.py install
That should install the setuptools module in your Python installation (installed in /opt/python/). In order to check the installed module in your Python installation, I did the following:
$ ls /opt/python/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ -la | grep setuptools
And, the output was:
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 332123 Nov 4 11:41 setuptools-0.6c11-py2.7.egg -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 30 Nov 4 11:41 setuptools.pth
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