tilecache and tilecache installation on linux (ubuntu)

First tilecache is python library which performs a very specific job – caching WMS requests for use in clients that understand tiles – and does it very well.

Tilecache cache layers to disk so that geoserver doesn't recived too much requests.

You need to now that layers on tilecache must have same definicion as on the your application. That means same resoluction same bounding box, same format.

The best and fastest  way to run tilecache is on apache under mod_python:
1 - install apache  - apt-get install apache
2 - install mod_python - apt-get install libapache2-mod-python
4 - download tilecache, be careful version 2.11 has bug when calculating bbox, my recomandation is
    to use older version -> http://www.mediafire.com/?z310bo25dyq04ap
3 - enable (create link) mod_python
                     cd /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/
                     ln -s ../mods-available/mod_python mod_python.load
                     (in some cases the name is python.load)
4 - add config. on apache
    <Directory /var/www/tc/>
        AddHandler mod_python .py
        PythonPath "['/var/www/tc/'] + sys.path"
        PythonHandler TileCache.Service
        PythonOption TileCacheConfig /var/www/tc/tilecache.cfg
5 - in /var/www unpack tilecache
6 - set up  configuraction of layers in file tilecache.cfg, configuration of tilecache layers I will write    later, until then you can use instruction on this sites
7 - restart apache


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