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I have two versions of python 2.7 and 3.4 and installed django through pip. it shows in ubuntu terminal:

$ pip freeze


$ pip --version

pip 1.5.4 from /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (python 2.7)

$ python

Python 2.7.9 (default, Feb  3 2016, 02:50:32) 

[GCC 4.8.4] on linux2

Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

>>>import django

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>

ImportError: No module named django

>>> import sys

>>> sys.path

['', '/usr/local/lib/', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/plat-linux2', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/lib-tk', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/lib-old', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/lib-dynload', '/usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages']

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Probably, pip installs packages into dist-packages directory, which is not included into PYTHONPATH environment variable. You have a couple of solutions:

1. Create and configure virtualenv for your project, before using pip. This is the most Pythonic way

2. Try to install Django using built-in pip module:

python -m pip install django

This command should install packages into site-packages directory.

3. You may also add dist-packages to your PYTHONPATH

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