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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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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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After performing apt-get dist-upgrade Perl scripts will no longer ignore invalid SSL certificates on 14.04

Good morning all, Last week I decided to run the commands to upgrade packages on my 14.04 Server to ensure that I was patched for the recently found Bash vulnerabilties. Per the info here ...
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Perl may be unconfigured?

Hi I have error when I want to install,remove or configure my package this is the error debconf: Perl may be unconfigured (Can't locate Debconf/Log.pm in @INC (you may need to install the ...
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Why cant i find site_perl directory in Ubuntu?

I am compiling a program from source code. It requires path to my site_perl directory. When I run perl -V, i see that there is /usr/local/lib/site_perl at the end but i cant find the directory in the ...
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Error installing SHA

I'm trying to install SHA using the following command perl -MCPAN -e 'install Digest::SHA' I also tried using: sudo cpan 'install Digest::SHA' But i'm getting a linker error: ...
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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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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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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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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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when i am trying to run a perl file i am getting permission denied error

/usr/local/share/lxr/lxr-2.0.3/scripts$ ls ANSI-escape.sh ContextMgr.pm LCLInterpreter.pm QuestionAnswer.pm set-lxr-version.sh VTescape.pm configure-lxr.pl kernel-vars-grab.sh ...
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How do I repair / reconfigure a broken Perl package when apt and dpkg both depend on Perl?

Recent system updates resulted in errors including this: debconf: Perl may be unconfigured (Can't locate Fcntl.pm in @INC (you may need to install the Fcntl module) (for which I submitted bug ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Perl: problem with locales

I'm trying to install CGIProxy on my Ubuntu server and according to the instructions I have to: Copy the file nph-proxy.cgi onto your Web server somewhere, but not at the top Web directory, or else ...
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Perl Library for Unity

Is there a Perl Library for the Unity Launcher? Apparently there needs to be one to be able to write feedback to the launcher (Like Message Counts) but so far I haven't been able to find one. So I am ...
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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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Perl package not found with apt

When I try to do an upgrade or install something, apt(-get or aptitude) throw an error, saying that perl can't find XML/SAX/Debian.pm while trying to configure libxml-libxml-perl. Here is the full ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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problem in creating own module for reuse

i wish to create my own module and i want to use that module name for further use, the main concept is, create a module which should contains subroutines for line count, word-count and character ...
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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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atftpd pcre problem

I am trying to build ris server using atftpd and samba but the problem is tftp client request files in \path\to\file format and i want to change this to path/to/file format. So i wrote pcre file for ...