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Issue with perl -MCPAN -e 'install Module::Build';

While doing the perl -MCPAN -e 'install Module::Build'; it gives the following error, How can I resolve it ? /usr/bin/perl Build --makefile_env_macros 1 Can't locate Perl/OSType.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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Can't locate Config/IniFiles.pm in @INC (@INC contains:

mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. Following are the error I had when I tried to execute the mylvmbackup perl script. How can I ...
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Webmin API functions via XML-RPC getting error unknown RPC type [closed]

From one of my development server i am trying to Create a new Unix user in webmin , through XML-RPC calls.The base URL is "http://yourserver:10000/xmlrpc.cgi". Here the yourserver is not the ...
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Perl / BerkelyDB @INC problems trying to install Amavisd-new (CentOS)

I'm trying to follow this guide here to install Amavis, SpamAssassin + ClamAV... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd Things mostly went well but Amavisd would not start... # service amavisd start ...
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Amavisd-new cannot start - missing Unix::Syslog (CentOS)

I followed the basic instructions here for installing amavisd, spamassassin + clamav... http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Amavisd I get the following error when trying to start amavisd... # service ...
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Can't install Perl DBD module on Ubuntu (for Bugzilla)

Trying to install bugzilla-4.2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. When I run checksetup.pl I get the following error: YOU MUST RUN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COMMANDS (depending on which database you use): PostgreSQL: ...
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Strange Apache/PHP&Perl behavior—error (70007)

I’m dealing with a particular strange situation: I have two Linux machines, one with Scientific Linux (v4.8) and one with CentOS (v6.2). On the SL machine I have a XAMPP distribution with Apache ...
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Perl virtual environments?

Background (not a mandatory read) I started my current job as a web development intern. The guy who was teaching me left half way through and I have basically been left up sh*t creek with only a ...
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perl setting locale failing

Is there any way of fixing once and for all the problem mentioned here: http://www.thomas-krenn.com/de/wiki/Perl_warning_Setting_locale_failed_unter_Debian I keep fixing it by doing export ...
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How do you enable Perl on Ubuntu with Apache2

I have installed ubunutu witha apache on my pc and everything works great except: I don't know how to enable perl, everything I have tried either gave me a server error or gave me a 403 for the perl ...
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Need help running CGI scripts on Mac OS X Apache

I'm trying to run a simple CGI perl script (see below) using Apache on my Macbook running OS X Lion and I'm having difficulty getting it to run even the simplest of scripts. I have turned on web ...
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Bugzilla can't install DBD::mysql

Im not at all familiar with anything that I am doing right now... so I am extremely nervous about it. I have some websites running on my server using mysql. I use mysql -v and I get: mysql Ver ...
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Perl script error: byteloader version mismatch

I have perl script for TSM reporting which was working fine in AIX version 5. After upgrading AIX to version 6, the script is not working. I'm getting this error: byteloader version mismatch expected ...
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What is the easiest way to upgrade my existing Perl 5.14 to Perl 5.16 on FreeBSD 9 using the ports system?

I use the ports system on FreeBSD. What is the easiest way to upgrade Perl using ports? I currently uninstall all of perl and it's dependencies. I'd think there would be a cool way to upgrade Perl and ...
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Making lighttpd redirect from www.example.com to www.example.com/cgi-bin/index.pl

What the title says.. www.example.com is defined in lighttpd.conf as a virtual host: $HTTP["host"] =~ "(^|\.)example.com$" { server.document-root = "/usr/www/example.com/http" ...
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Windows, Apache and MSSQL Authentication

I have a create database script written in perl. I remember it working just fine another machine. A couple years later using a Vista machine I am trying to use it again and it keeps failing. The ...
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Check_webinject plugin will not connect to https site using

We're using Nagios to monitor some of our web sites. We have a script that uses the older plugin that we are trying to switch to using webinject.pl from cpan. When the script runs, it generates this ...
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NRPE and Perl - cannot include ANYTHING or it breaks

I've been banging my head off NRPE and Perl for weeks now. I decided to start from absolute first principles, and create a dummy nagios plugin that does nothing but always returns OK. I called it ...
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Munin on Centos 6 - missing perl MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8

I'm trying to install Munin on a new VPS through yum install munin but I keep getting an error about a missing perl module: Requires: perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8). This is the perl version currently ...
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Centos 6, apache mod_perl configured but not working

I just received today my dedi server access, I installed apache: yum install httpd After it, I configured httpd.conf located in /etc/httpd/conf, I modified server name, added server IP, and my ...
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Calculate average of every 5 samples with rrdtool or other languages

I want to make an average of 5 samples and calculate a single value: Current output - I put resolution of 5 minutes but receive 5 samples: $ rrdtool fetch file.rrd AVERAGE -r 300 --start 1200000000 ...
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File transfer between two servers, no FTP, no web

I am looking to automate the transfer of file in a given directory from one server to another server. they are both on the same network, can ping each-other, and even ssh from one to another. ...
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su on perl script doesn't work from crontab

I have a perl script running o.k. on unix machines and manually from root user but not from crontab on linux machine: the problematic command is: su - $user system("su - togui103 -c ...
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bash + create proccess from function before program ended

the following short bash program described how to execute the func1 by process ( func1 & ) func1 is function that do some tests and verification on Linux machines And this program run after ...
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bash + print line every 10 min in bash

I want to print by echo the following "still in process wait another 10 min" every 10 min Please advice what condition needs to add before the echo command in order to print this line every 10 min? ...
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Accessing Bugzilla return internal server error

I tried to install Bugzilla 4.2.1 to an Amazon EC2 with Amazon Linux OS. I have installed all the necessary perl_modules from the EPEL repo, and configured httpd and mysqld. But when I try to view ...
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How can I check the location of perl and CPAN files?

I constantly have to set up new servers for an employer of mine for an exact purpose of his, and as such they all have to be set up in exactly the same way. So I've created a script in PHP that I run ...
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Can't get NetSNMP agent to answer using my prorietary MIB

I have to add a proprietary MIB to debian's snmpd that I must be able to query (get and set) from another networked computer on a non-standard UDP port (network aspects will be a further step). I ...
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Can't install Perl module Apache::SizeLimit on CentOS

On a CentOS machine I have installed mod_perl: yum install mod_perl ... Package mod_perl-2.0.4-10.el6.i686 already installed and latest version Ok, now I want to install the Perl module ...
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Install Facebook Perl Module Debian

I'm getting an error Can't locate Facebook.pm I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how to install the perl facebook module under debian. Thanks the full error is Can't locate Facebook.pm in ...
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how can execute complicated linux command inside perl [closed]

#!/usr/bin/perl @HOSTS = ("192.168.14.112", "192.168.14.90", "192.168.160.1", "192.168.160.100"); my $COUNT = 4; my $date =`date`; for my $myHost (@HOSTS) { **$count = `ping ...
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How to call perl from crontab?

I can run this command fine from the SSH console of my rackservers shared hosting: cd /home/myaccount/public_html/whatever; perl -w -I/home/myaccount/public_html/whatever rss2txt.pl ...
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Config Server Firewall: You need to install the missing perl modules and then install cxs

I am trying to install config server firewall however when i follow the tutorial and run install.sh i get the following error. Can anyone help? root@localhost:~/csf# sh install.sh Configuring for OS ...
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Perl command line + add PATH before string in file

I want to add the PATH - /usr/local/bin/perl befpore string in the file by perl command line ( the perl command line must be in my bash script ) , I have solaris machine the target to add - ...
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How to run Mason (HTML-Mason) on IIS 7?

I have a website using Mason that I must transfer to an IIS7 server. I followed the instructions here http://www.masonhq.com/?RunningMasonUnderIIS, but they seem specific for IIS 6 and I have ...
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How to listen for SNMP Traps from SNMP enabled network devices?

I just began working for my school's networking department, and I was assigned a project to develop a program to listen for traps from SNMP network devices. The device I am testing with an Access ...
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perl + Match last number in file and reduce it by one

I want to add the following perl command in my bash script please advice how to change (reduce by one ) the last number that start with "+" character in file with perl ? Example of original file ( ...
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Nagios plugin script not working as expected

I have modified an off-the-shelf Nagios plugin perl script to (in theory) return a one or zero according to the existence, or not, of a file on a remote linux server. The script runs a remote ssh ...
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nginx redirect issue with upstream configuration

I have a website running with nginx and Plack/Starman as upstream. simple configuration looks like: upstream findmjob { server unix:/tmp/findmjob.sock; } server { listen 80; ...
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How to grep string in perl [closed]

How to grep the string in perl. Variable sessionWeb contains a web page html code. I want to grep "active Sessions" from this and want to print as below. For example the line in the web page will be ...
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What's wrong with this installation of Net::SSH2 Perl module?

I am trying to install Net:SSH2 Perl module, but I run in this error: [root@script-server fmzbih_cms_weather_updater]# cpanm Net::SSH2 --> Working on Net::SSH2 Fetching ...
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Removing perl module installed with cpanm

I am Perl beginner. I wanted to use Log::Log4perl module as I am familiar how it works in Java. I used cpanm script to download module, but I ran it without "sudo". Then it installed this module to my ...
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awk + perl + get two arguments in to awk syntax

please advice what wrong with my awk syntax and how to fix it ( this syntax is in my ksh script ) and I run my script on linux machine my target is to get from the file.txt only the lines that ...
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merging two files using perl keeping the copy of original file in other file [closed]

I have to files like A.ini and B.ini ,I want to merge both the files in A.ini examples of files: A.ini:: a=123 b=xyx c=434 B.ini contains: a=abc m=shank n=paul my output in files A.ini should be ...
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Perl missing while installing nginx on centos

I am trying to install nginx on my server, however it keeps returning "./configure: error: perl 5.6.1 or higher is required" eventhough I have perl v5.8.8!!!! I have already downloaded perl and ...
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Why are all Linux commands broken after installing Perl?

I installed perl using following command: curl -L http://xrl.us/installperlnix | bash after that i run following command to create soft link ln -sf /usr/local/bin/perl /usr/bin/perl now I'm ...
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What does the error message “Communication link failure (SQL-08S01)” actually mean?

Our application is running on dozens of servers and only a few get this error message. What is worse, is that the SQL query that causes this error message seems to be executing. The application is ...
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Perl sendmail attach log files match date format

I want to send log files matching date format, e.g. YYYY-MM-DD-*.log as attachments in Perl script. In BASH, this can be easily done by: [ -f $DIR/explog/$(date "+%Y-%m-%d")-*-host1.log ] && ...
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Mail::Sendmail with attachments and embed Perl in Bash script

1> I want to embed below Perl script in BASH script, and the Message should read from a message.txt file. How to realize this? use Mail::Sendmail; %mail = ( To => 'you@there.com', ...
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Mount remote partition using perl scripts

I am trying to mount remote server partition to put backup. I already have th perl script to take backup of data. I trying to add the mount command in the script. The below is the script, Please guide ...