To be able to run the
social_project or any photo support provided with
Pinax you will need the Python Imaging Library (aka PIL). We don’t install
this for you because its installation will vary and requires compilation.
First, check with your OS package manager (if applicable) to see if it can
provide PIL for you. Windows users can simply use the binaries provided on the
This command has worked for some users; it installs a tweaked version:
(pinax-env)$ pip install http://dist.repoze.org/PIL-1.1.6.tar.gz