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ubuntu mysqldb not installed properly

I’m running the following commands and get the following error:

root# sudo python manage.py syncdb
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "manage.py", line 14, in <module>
execute_manager(settings)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/__init__.py", line 438, in execute_manager
utility.execute()
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/__init__.py", line 379, in execute
self.fetch_command(subcommand).run_from_argv(self.argv)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/__init__.py", line 261, in fetch_command
klass = load_command_class(app_name, subcommand)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/__init__.py", line 67, in load_command_class
module = import_module('%s.management.commands.%s' % (app_name, name))
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/utils/importlib.py", line 35, in import_module
__import__(name)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/commands/syncdb.py", line 7, in <module>
from django.core.management.sql import custom_sql_for_model, emit_post_sync_signal
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/core/management/sql.py", line 5, in <module>
from django.contrib.contenttypes import generic
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/contrib/contenttypes/generic.py", line 6, in <module>
from django.db import connection
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/db/__init__.py", line 77, in <module>
connection = connections[DEFAULT_DB_ALIAS]
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/db/utils.py", line 91, in __getitem__
backend = load_backend(db['ENGINE'])
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/db/utils.py", line 32, in load_backend
return import_module('.base', backend_name)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/utils/importlib.py", line 35, in import_module
__import__(name)
File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/django/db/backends/mysql/base.py", line 14, in <module>
raise ImproperlyConfigured("Error loading MySQLdb module: %s" % e)
django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: Error loading MySQLdb module: libmysqlclient_r.so.16: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I have a feeling that mysqldb isn’t configured properly with django, I was wondering if i’m missing anything. i ran the following commands right before it:

# apt-get install python-django
# apt-get install python-mysqldb