Some installation errors/workarounds

Hi everyone,

I have CentOS 6 installed on my VPS container. I installed ERPNext using the installer. 

One issue I had to face is, my distribution is identified as "centos linux" instead of just "centos" and I couldn't go through with installation unless I manually edit the installer_erpnext.py file and add "centos linux" in the redhat list. This might be an issue for others as well, so it can be updated in the source file itself.

Secondly, pytz didn't install and I had to install it separately using "yum install pytz" and run the installer again.

Lastly, after installing successfully and going to localhost:8080, was getting the following error 

<type 'exceptions.IOError'>: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2-0.8-py2.6.egg-info/top_level.txt' 
      args = (13, 'Permission denied') 
      errno = 13 
      filename = '/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/httplib2-0.8-py2.6.egg-info/top_level.txt' 
      message = '' 
      strerror = 'Permission denied

Fixed it by changing file permissions from to -rw-r----- to -rw-r--r-- i.e. added Read permission to Others.

Same error also showed for google_api_python_client-1.1-py2.6.egg-info/  package and fixed the same way. Is this safe, for production server also? 

Regards,
Shubham



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