I have been trying to set up a python, django, mysql, virtualenvwrapper and git development project and am really confused. All of the documentation seems to ignore the apt-get installation methods used by Debian Linux and its derivatives. Does pip install the same as apt-get; I don't think so. If I use virtualenvwrapper, how does this fit with the normal debian (wheezy) installation. I also need git which just confuses the situation even more. Must I give up the automatic updating system that Debian provides when setting up the development environment?
The documentation centers on Windows, Mac and generic Linux distributions and ignores the automation of the Debian installation. All of the documentation I have found concentrates on the installation of individual packages or on the use of python-django and is very sketchy on the overall virtualenv(wrapper), git, python-django file structure and installation order.