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Apache configuration problems? Why Perl scripts can't be executed - browser download scripts

I've got wrong apache configuration. My script don't want to be executed and browser trying to download it as a file. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ServerName president.com ...
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Perl library error while installing ncurses

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to install ncurses library. I had installed perl prior to this. But i am getting the following error while running make. /usr/bin/ld: ...
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14.04 update problem with executable file mode

Here's the problem: I create a file called foo.pl containing #!/usr/bin/perl as the top line I execute chmod u+x foo.pl I type ./foo.pl at the command prompt and get the following bash: ./foo.pl: ...
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How to convert Arabic subtitles to utf8 the right way?

Most DVD burners (if not all) ask for subtitles to be encoded in utf8, sure that's easy for file in *.srt; do ◀ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 -o "$file".utf "$file" && mv "$file".utf "$file" ◀ ...
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how to detect the encoding of a file? [duplicate]

I have subtitles files, .srt i want a quick way to detect their encoding so i can tell devede what is their encoding so it can burn them correctly it would be nice to have a recursive script that ...
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Trying to remove apache2/httpd and installing mod_perl

It started with me trying to install Apache and mod_perl by following this guide. However, foolishly I installed Apache by using sudo apt-get install apache2, which installed 2.4 on my system. ...
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Install libperl-dev [duplicate]

I tried install sudo apt-get install libperl-dev but is not working. I have the message Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages What can I do? Thanks
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Searching for patterns in csv files

I have file.csv that looks like this 4,6,18,23,26 5,12,19,29,31 2,5,13,16,30 9,10,24,27,32 4,5,10,19,22 4,6,8,10,25 2,3,4,25,11 I want to find some patterns and save them in another log file ...
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bugzilla in ubuntu 12.04 server

I am trying to install bugzilla on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit server machine. I am following these steps. The problem is that I am not able to find the localconfig file in the bugzilla folder or can I say ...
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Errors installing the perl module File::Scan::ClamAV

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Gnome desktop. I'm missing one of the requires for having ClamAV work with SpamAssassin and it will not install, here is the output. The command used to install is: ...
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How to run perl script in background

I am new user to ubuntu... Putting & and in the end is putting the application on background, but not really, it still gives me the output of the perl script in my command line even though it is ...
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Why does my program not execute a perl file

I have a perl file name make_html.pl which works on a module named API::PDF2 (link) I downloaded it installed it and I think I set the path wrong. my @INC has the values Built under linux Compiled ...
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Permission denied running perl

perl 5.18.2 was running fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 system until I needed a package from CPAN which did not exist as an Ubuntu package. I installed it as root and it didn't work but then the installation ...
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installing plperl in postgresql

I am trying to use the perl language in postgresql, thus I need to install plperl. I am running all of my queries in pgadmin III. When I first tried create extension plperl; I get the following ...
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Installing Authen::Simple::PAM module with cpan in ubuntu fails

I'm trying to install the Authen::Simple::PAM module using cpan from ubuntu terminal and i get an error as shown below (note other modules install perfectly) Checking if your kit is complete... Looks ...
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How to install WWW::Mechanize::Firefox and MozRepl::RemoteObject?

I want to use WWW::Mechanize::Firefox. Trying to install it via cpan one dependency not OK (MozRepl::RemoteObject); additionally test harness failed Trying to install MozRepl::RemoteObject will not ...
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How to correctly invoke awk in Perl to print out the 3rd last field in a line?

My script is: #!/usr/bin/perl -w my $line="1 2 3 4 5 6 7"; print $line; my $thirdlast=`print $line |awk '{print $(NF-3)}'`; print $thirdlast; The output is: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 awk: 0602-542 There is ...
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Get Quotes for stock prices in GnuCash using Finance::Quote

I have followed the instructions here, using the exact example, to have automatic stock price updates in GnuCash. When I click price editor -> Get Quotes it returns in a warning Unable to retrieve ...
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How to repair fonts for Perl/Tk (14.04)

With Ubuntu 14. 04 I have Perl 5.18.2 for x86_64-Linux-gnu-thread-multi on my laptop which is nice, but after installing Perl/Tk-804.032 from CPAN I seem to only get non-antialiased fonts (scaled ...
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Pac ssh manager on Ubuntu 14.04 does not work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. For ssh, I am using pac manger. It was working perfectly on Ubuntu 12.04 but after upgrading to 14.04 pac does not work. When I run it from the terminal it says: Can't locate ...
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Vim refuses to start with “error while loading shared libraries: libperl.so.5.14” after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 vim refuses to start, showing the following error: vim: error while loading shared libraries: libperl.so.5.14: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Perl hangs for regular users, works with sudo

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for some reason the perl command just hangs when a regular user calls it. However, if I use sudo with it, it will work perfectly. I'm thinking the perl ...
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How to create Excel xlsx files from a script?

I'm looking for packages available in Ubuntu main/universe repositories (14.04) able to create Excel 2007+ xlsx files from a script (python3 or perl) My requirements: 100% compatible Excel XLSX ...
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Forming IPAddresses from Text file

I have a huge text file that contains IP addresses scrambled all over but not in one unit for example. So what the@192@ heck are you doing@168@ in my house @10@.you were not @16@ supposed to be ...
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lighttpd compilation error in the file configfile.c

While I’m trying to install lighttpd I get the following error: "(configfile.c.1003) opening configfile /etc/lighthttpd/lighttpd.conf failed: No such file or directory" So what is solution?
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What modules do I need to run perl CGI with apache?

I have some CGI script using perl and I would like to make them work on Apache. I have the following installed : $ dpkg -l | grep perl | grep apach ii libapache-session-perl 1.90-1 ...
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How Do I Run update-perl-sax-parsers to get XML::LibXML::Document properly installed?

I've just tried to install the Perl module XML::LibXML::Document using the cpan shell and at the end of the process it says: Please use 'update-perl-sax-parsers(8) to register this parser.' See ...
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Ubuntu server strange locale issue

Installed brand new Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on Hetzner server. Right after install tried to execute apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Getting following error nearly on all apt-get operation perl: ...
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It is possible to run a Exe file in RedHat [closed]

I am new to linux. I run the batch file which will execute exe file in automated way. I need to do the same in linux. Kindly give me some idea how to use it. Thanks in advance
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Error while running perl command on Ubuntu

ruby@ruby-Z87X-HD3:~$ sudo apt-get install libpdf-api2-perl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libpdf-api2-perl is already the newest ...
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Using Modifiers of Perl-compatible Regex (PCRE) in grep

According to grep --help and man grep, we can use the -P option in order to interpret the pattern as a Perl regular expression (PCRE, to be precise), instead of the default POSIX basic regular ...
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Perl Module not loading up for OCS Inventory setup

I'm trying to setup the OCS Inventory tool in my network. I can't set up the initial configuration. Check my below ocs_server_setup.log: root@ubuntu:/usr/src/OCSNG_UNIX_SERVER-2.0# vim ...
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Error in apache configuration

Initially my PHP was running well and after that when I installed perl CGI modules in order to run my CGI programs, there was problem. From the local host, I am not able to compile my PhP files nor ...
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How do I install a perl module in Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to use package List::Compare. I have downloaded Compare.pm which says use List::Compare::Base::_Auxiliary qw( _validate_2_seenhashes _chart_engine_regular ); What all do I need to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, Perl complaining about setting locale

I'm getting rather annoyed with Ubuntu 13.10. I need to go about fixing locales on my server, or else I see junk like this happening: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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When piping output to a file, why are stderr and stdout in the wrong order?

I have a perl script: warn "1\n"; print "2\n"; warn "3\n"; print "4\n"; I pipe the output to a file: perl script.pl &> foo cat foo: 1 3 2 4 Why isn't the output in order, and how do I ...
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can “libexcel-writer-xlsx-perl” be added to precise and later?

I am interested in using the Perl module Excel::Writer::XLSX on Precise. I can install it using CPAN, but due to complications at my office, it'd be easier to just be able to do apt-get install from ...
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Reading a file line by line

I have a file that looks like: @ATDGGSGDTSG NTCCCCC + nddhdhnadn @ATDGGSGDTSG NTCCCCC + nddhdhnadn Now its a repeating pattern of "4" lines and I every time want to print only the 2nd line i.e. the ...
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OTRS .opm package installation fails with error?

Scenario: I have downloaded the complete installation file of ITSM after a successful installation of OTRS/HelpDesk. When i go to admin panal @ ...
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How to find out what package contains some Perl module [duplicate]

Here is the task. I need to install some CPAN module on my ubuntu computer. I want to install it from deb package so I need to find out what package contains that module. Sometimes the solution for ...
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Removing a string of files with rename

I have been trying to batch rename a bunch of files so that they are consistent and fit within the name structure that I have come up with. For instance,I am renaming comics, and so I have a directory ...
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index.pl getting downloaded instead of executing on Ubuntu 12.04 and Apache 2.2.22

I have installed Apache 2.2.22 on Ubuntu 12.04. But in browser when I type localhost, it gives index.pl file to download instead of executing it. What I tried: 1. chmod 755 index.pl 2. Adding line ...
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Can a script resume after computer comes out of hibernation?

I kept a perl script running and then forgot it and hibernated my laptop running Ubuntu. When I restarted it, the script was seen to be running (pleasant surprise!). Is this correct behaviour or did ...
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Perl dependancy problems installing Webmin

I just installed webmin from a .deb file. on Ubuntu Server 12.04, which went ok. I logged in at the web interface and checked the "Perl Modules" page. There was on module suggested but not installed. ...
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How to configure apache2 in Ubuntu 13.04

I installed apache using ubuntu software center, and now it shows the following text on the page upon entrance of localhost in the addressbar of Firefox It works! This is the default web page for ...
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How to define the directory path of a file on my hard disk

I am having a problem when I want ro run a program which is my personal folder /home/student/trap/trap.pl, although I run this program from my hard disk only by defining the directory. The problem ...
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package 'libhtml-parser-perl': Is a directory E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

I encountered the problem few weeks ago. First I didn't pay to much attention and I let the server running, but for now, there is a lot of upgrades to be fixed and I'm stuck. If I try to upgrade ...
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Perl Crypt::Random?

I see an Openssl::Random, but some of my code uses Crypt::Random. Typically I've used cpan, but I'm trying to avoid that. Is there a Crypt/Random.pm somewhere that I'm missing or should I convert my ...
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Gui application for perl scripts and cshell

I am a very green to Linux. I am now taking a course at my studies basic of Linux. As part of my assessment I need to do some Perl scripts and C shell. But also we have been asked to build a GUI app ...
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Unable to install a CGI script on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install CGIProxy on Ubuntu. http://www.jmarshall.com/tools/cgiproxy/install.html#install Basically it's a single "nph-proxy.cgi" file which I placed in my /var/www folder. I used ...