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I'm just wondering if anyone can tell me how you install the following perl modules on debiab :

install LWP
install DBI
install DBD::mysql
install GD

I tried with CPAN although when I ran

perl -MCPAN -e shell
install LWP

It was telling me I missing destination file operand.

Any idea?

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Normally this is done without CPAN but with the Debian repositories. So

apt-get install libwww-perl libdbi-perl libdbd-mysql-perl libgd-gd2-perl

Then you are done and even get security patches.

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