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I have two questions. My operating system is Ubuntu 12.04 and I followed the tutorial Building a tile server from packages from switch2osm.org.

My first question: How can I found out which version of mapnik is installed or do you know which version is installed by this package (I installed it 2 weeks ago)? in mapnik tutorial I found the command mapnik-config -v for checking the mapnik version, but that throws an error:

The program 'mapnik-config' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install libmapnik2-dev

But mapnik is installed and works with mod_tile. On one webpage I readed that mapnik-config only exists if you have a mapnik version 2.x, but on my server I found a diretory /usr/lib/mapnik/2.0/

My second question: I would execute mapnik on command line to see debug informations to develop my own mapnik style. But But if I execute the following command in python import mapnik, it throws the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> ImportError: No module named mapnik

I also tried it with import mapnik2, but same error. (mapnik is installed and works finde with mod_tile)

Anybody has an idea?

Thanks, Klaus

asked 17 Aug '14, 03:00

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edited 19 Aug '14, 13:45

Try import mapnik2. Some versions of mapnik use this name instead.

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answered 18 Aug '14, 09:35

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Thanks for your answer. I already tried this but the error was the same

Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> ImportError: No module named mapnik2

(18 Aug '14, 13:45) klausschreiber

The issue was with version of Mapnik, Please look at

  1. https://github.com/mapnik/mapnik/wiki/UbuntuInstallation

for the required informations

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answered 10 Oct '16, 07:32

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