[Openstack] install python-swiftclient fails

Cyril Roelandt cyril.roelandt at enovance.com
Mon Aug 19 08:42:04 UTC 2013

On 08/19/2013 08:54 AM, pangj wrote:
> Hello,
> I follow this doc to install the swift around multi servers.
> http://docs.openstack.org/developer/swift/howto_installmultinode.html
> But I got error as this:
> root at default:/etc/apt# apt-get install python-swiftclient
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> E: Couldn't find package python-swiftclient
> The command "apt-get install swift" gets OK.
> Can you help? Thanks.

Could you run:

# apt-get update

And if "apt-get install python-swiftclient" still fails, post your 
/etc/apt/sources.list ?

I'm note sure that python-swiftclient comes with the Swift-core PPA 
(https://launchpad.net/~swift-core/+archive/release) but it should be 
available through pip 

Hope this helps,
Cyril Roelandt.

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