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Issue: You have tar, gzip and bzip2 working properly on your server. However, you are getting “CPAN.pm needs either the external programs tar, gzip and bzip2 installed. Can’t continue.” error message while installing a perl module using cpan. This article explains how to solve this problem.   Also, please refer to our previous article on [...]


How To Install Perl Modules Manually and Using CPAN command

Installing Perl modules required by various open source software is a routine tasks for sysadmins. Installing Perl modules manually by resolving all the dependencies is  tedious and annoying process. Installing Perl modules using CPAN is a better solution, as it resolves all the dependencies automatically. In this article, let us review how to install Perl [...]