[Openstack] DevStack not working on Ubuntu 14.04

Cindy Pallares cindy.pallaresq at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 16:45:48 UTC 2015

On 11/10/2015 11:07 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> On 10/29/2015 12:46 PM, Thales wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I wanted to try out OpenStack, so I downloaded DevStack to my Ubuntu
>> 14.04 OS.   However, when I attempt to run it, using ./stack.sh, I get
>> the following error:  ImportError: No module named _io
>> I figure this is a problem with the virtual environment (virtualenv),
>> because if I try my Python out on the command line, I can import _io.
>> I've been trying to get this working for a couple of days, but am not
>> sure what the solution is.    Somehow the virtualenv is not recognizing
>> the module _io.
>> Has anyone else had this problem?  Does anyone have a solution for it?
>> Many thanks for any help!
>> Regards,
>> ...John
> Devstack is not designed to work in a virtualenv. This is a system level
> program and will modify your real system.
> 	-Sean
If you want to try it in your own computer, it's best to try it inside a 
virtual machine as it is very hard to completely remove all its components.

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