Perl is a old and popular scripting language. Todays Python ispreferred over Perl but there are a lot of useful tools used allready by system administrators. There are generally problem of dependency for Perl scripts. Here we will look how to install required Perl modules in to Linux.
Install Via CPAN
CPAN is very good solution to install modules. It resolves and install dependencies easily. CPAN is very easy to use versus installing modules manually.
Install CPAN like below
$ yum install perl-CPAN.noarch
$ sudo apt-get install libpath-tiny-perl
Now we will install MIME::Lite package from CPAN repositories
# cpan> install MIME::Lite
Install Perl Modules With CPAN From Bash
We can run installation process without entering CPAN shell like below.
$ cpan -i MIME::Lite
-i parameter simple provides install command like in CPAN shell.