Anyway, I've been using python on my raspberry pi to create some small programs and I've got a little more advanced I wanted to use some open source modules written by others. Most python modules will come with a setup program, setup.py, which when called should install the module in the right place and configure the environment.
However whenever I tried to do this, I was presented with the following error:
Some google searches and a read of the python.org website told be I was missing the python setup tools component distribute.
So the first step is to install distribute:
Then download whatever module you need and run the setup.py program using the command:
Then with a bit of luck, your module should be setup and ready to use.