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Running a Perl script as cronjob is not working while manual starting does the job

I have 3 cronjob entries (crontab -l) the first entry is a Perl script what creates a LVM backup of a virtual machine and the other two are just sh files performing mysqldump. Well however, I edited ...
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How can I scan all connected USB drives for a file?

I have an install of Ubuntu and I would like to run a script (bash, perl, python, whatever) that will scan all connected USB drives and report if it finds a text file. Could anyone guide me on how to ...
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Convert Number of Decimals Through a Text File

This question's solution may revolve around perl, sed or awk and unfortunately I am not familiar with any of those. My purpose is to convert a computer-generated text file to give it more ...
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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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Unable to install qt5.5 from git in Kubuntu 14.04.3?

I tried to install qt5.5 from git and after doing the following git clone git://code.qt.io/qt/qt5.git -branch5.5 cd qt5 ./init-repostiory ./configure I am getting the following error: You ...
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404 not found on ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Apache2 and perl on ubuntu 15.10. When i try to run a perl program on the server it says. Not Found The requested URL /cgi-bin/test.pl was not found on this server. But i'm able to ...
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Perl .pl file downloads instead of being executed

I'm trying to get OTRS 4.0 working on Ubuntu 14.04. I've followed all instructions to install from source. When I open the site (localhost/otrs/index.pl), an empty .pl-file is served for download. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Installing SDL2

I have ubuntu 15.10 running as a virtual machine I would like to install and use SDL2, I followed this process What is the general procedure to install development libraries in Ubuntu? as well as the ...
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data file re-organisation

I have a .data and I need to re-organise it so that 3 consecutive lines are joined together in a single line. Just to be clear, I have the following ... D611102 = 'SVM_PRS_Hydr_L01', T = 0.0, C = ...
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Detect Ubuntu using perl

I am working on a perl script that must write configuration file. I need to know if the script is running on Ubuntu to set some Ubuntu-specific values (basically, disable the unified bar). The script ...
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Perl check internet connection for 30 seconds if stable, not stable and no internet connection

I want script in perl that can check if my internet is stable, not stable or no internet connection. I use Ping::Net script but reply is "You are connected to the internet.", not checking internet ...
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why my desktop entry file not working for a perl program?

[Desktop Entry] Name=hotel Version=1.0 Encoding=UTF-8 X-GNOME-FullName=hotel Type=Application Categories=Application;Utility; Path=/home/yathayed/yedukondalu/programs/perl/advanced/tk Exec=perl ...
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Package unmet dependecies Perl-base Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

i'm trying to sudo apt-get upgrade , but there is error. it happened when i try to install too. running sudo apt-get -f install here is the error return : dionajie@dionajie-Notebook:~$ sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - what version of padre should I use? [closed]

I am a new, not experienced user and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. What version of padre should I use ? Any recommended sources ?
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Perl file doesn't work in the Terminal [duplicate]

I have a perl.pl and want to perform it. Why doesn't work?
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How can I divide an output with 2 delimiters?

By dividing with the "·" and " " characters, I would like to turn this: Hel·lo my name is E·ric To this: Hel·lo my name is E·ric Hel·lo my name is E· Hel·lo my name is Hel·lo my name Hel·lo my ...
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please explain while loop in the PERL code?

This is some code to find word,chars,lines in a file. Can anyone please explain the while loop? open(FILE, "<data.txt") or die "Could not open file: $!"; my ($lines, $words, $chars) = (0,0,0); ...
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Accessing MYSQL through terminal

I just installed LAMP in my computer through commandline.Now how can I access MYSQL prompt from commandline?I need to use MYSQL to create tables,views and then access them from my Perl script.
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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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Sequential renaming of files

I found an answer for zero-padding numerical filenames which works fine for renaming filenames as follows : 1.jpg > 00001.jpg 2.jpg > 00002.jpg . . . 9.jpg > 00009.jpg That uses the ...
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can't install cpan module GD

Since I failed to install Image::Magick on my non-GUI Ubuntu server Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (read about it here), I tried to install another image-manupulation tool that can be used from a perl-script: GD. ...
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batch rename zip files based on contained file names

I've got a directory with 15000 zip files. I'd like to rename all files which, when unzipped, contain a file of the form YYYYMMDD_IPC.csv where YYYYMMDD happens to be a date but for the purposes of ...
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Problem with rename and mask the point

Lets assume that I want to rename a file: "topography_9x9._001.png" to "topography_9x9_001.png" I would use rename -n s/9\./9/g topography_9x9._001.png renamed as topography_99_001.png Why ...
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How to create Excel xlsx files from a script?

I'm looking for packages available in Ubuntu main/universe repositories able to create Excel 2007+ xlsx files from a script (python or perl) My requirements: 100% compatible Excel XLSX files. Solid ...
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problem Gunzip a file in perl [closed]

I have below file: 9001_20150918165942_00085.xml.gz I want to gunzip it "9001_20150918165942_00085.xml", how can I do it in perl. Regards, Bhushan
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installing getopts.pl into the perl installation

I need to install getopts.pl into my Perl installation. The software I use request that getopts.pl should be part of the Perl installation or my path need to be appropriately pointing to the paths of ...
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perl net::pcap installation on Ubuntu

I am trying to run a perl script that uses Net::pcap but it doesn't work for me, I installed libpcap-dev, libnet-pcap-perl and libpcap. After that I downloaded Net:pcap from CPAN, and now I don't know ...
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How to stop cron from sending email when there is nothing in STDOUT or STDERR?

Ubuntu 14.04lts with Perl 5.18.2. This is a special case where Google did not help me. I do not want to turn off email for all cron jobs, I have about 15 jobs in my crontab. I need to see the ...
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How to edit INC with latest library in perl

How can I avoid the error below when running a Perl script? Can't locate YAML/XS.pm in @INC (@INC contains: ../../../YAML-LibYAML-0.35/blib/lib/YAML/XS.pm /app/utp/utp/apps_oper/perl5lib ...
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Parse lines with specific pattern out of file

I have a file that looks roughly like this : [25]:0.00843832,469:0.0109533):0.00657864,((((872:0.00120503,((980:0.0001 [29]:((962:0.000580339,930:0.000580339):0.00543993 ...
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How to install the PHP/Serialization module in Perl?

When running nfsen, my logs display: nfsen[24213]: ERROR: Can't locate PHP/Serialization.pm in @INC (you may need to install the PHP::Serialization module) (@INC contains: /usr/local/nfsen/plugins ...
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Running Multiple perl script simultaneously

I have three identical perl script; say test1.pl, test2.pl, test3.pl Each perl script have a set of commands. For example; command to run test1.pl perl test1.pl arg1 arg2 &; test1.pl ...
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Search for number sequence

say you have a file1.csv containing 5 million lines, each line has 8 random numbers separated by comma. And you have this sequence 7,152,13,11,42,5,7 How to output the lines in file1.csv containing 3 ...
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How can I merge files on a line by line basis?

cat file1 foo ice two cat file2 bar cream hundred Desired output: foobar icecream twohundred I already have a solution involving a for loop with sed using the line number of the files, but in ...
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Is there a way to force Perl to always use the latest version?

This is in relation to this question: Why doesn't Perl use latest version by default? I'm aware that I can force it with use v5.14 from within a script, and that's what I'm currently doing, but ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade, Perl Version Broke ZImbra

Kind of in a bind here, since I heard about the bash bugs last night I decided on upgrading all off my server, not just the packages but the complete OS, it worked fine on all my servers, except my ...
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read numbers with e in awk

Hello a file I am working with looks: header // SeqT: {"POS-s":174.683, "time":0.0130084} SeqT: {"POS-s":431.49, "time":0.0221447} ...
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How to check if a switch is configured in 'ssh' or in 'telnet' using perl script provided the switch IP is available…?

In a perl script, when a switch IP is available, it is required to know if the switch is configured for 'ssh' or 'telnet' for continuing execution. How can this be done..? Please help it...
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Trying to execute a run.pl file

I am trying to run a run.pl file form the OpenDroneMap directory using the command ../OpenDroneMap/run.pl from within the Photos directory however I keep getting a Bash error. Would there be any ...
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split files with specific pattern

A file I work with is like NAMES n0 n1 n2 n3 n4 n5 n6 n7 REGION chr 1 100000 404 AAAAAAGA 992 TTTTTTTA 1146 CCCCGGCC 1727 CCCCCACC 1778 GCCCCCCC My desired output is (please ...
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How to to fetch kernel errors in Ubuntu..? [closed]

I a trying to make an alert e-mail system using Perl Script, when a kernel error occurs in a server. How can I fetch serious error logs from the kernel? Logs can be seen in /var/log/kern.log The ...
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Locale warning from Perl stops Postgres configuring

So I want to set up Postgres on a Microsoft Azure-server running Ubuntu 14.04. I need to make a cluster: user@mysystem:~$ pg_createcluster perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please ...
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Apache 2.4 and mod_perl 2 on Ubuntu 14.04: local configuration

I'm trying to get Apache 2.4 configured such that I can test mod_perl 2 code locally (I should note that I have little recent experience with Apache). I've installed both of them on a machine running ...
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apt-file regex: escaping a dot

I want to find all packages which provide a shared object containing "ssl" in the file name. The apt-file manpage says: --regexp | -x Treat pattern as a (perl) regular expression. ...
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Add Prefix name in a file in Perl Script

I am trying to write a perl script to add the prefix name on the file (~100 files), but i am failed to get it done. Example case that what I means: abc.jpg change to NYear_abc.jpg def.jpg ...
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Install Ububuntu on Asus X205TA (error)?

I am trying to follow this Instructions to install Ubuntu 14.10 on ASUS EeeBook X205TA , but after running the first line of code, I get this error: Unable to locate package libfont-freetype-perl ...
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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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diffrence between two files of different row numbers

Yesterday I asked this question, and got awesome answers, it's really a joy to ask questions on this site. Today I got a slightly different question say I have csv1 1,2,3,4 5,6,7,8 -- 9,10,11,12 ...
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Bash create custom string

how could in bash a pattern like ROW1 n1 n2 n3 n4 up to 300 be done with some command in bash or also just perl...the delimiter would need to be \t as above
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How can I delete text that is NOT in quotes or parentheses?

Input: 19. "foo foo" (bar bar) (19) raboof "foo foo" raboof Expected output: "foo foo" (bar bar) (19) "foo foo" As you can see, I would like to keep the double quotes and parentheses. ...