How to Install Latest ActivePerl 5.x X86_64 on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise 64-bit Easy Guide

October 2, 2012 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest ActiveState ActivePerl 5.x Community Edition 64-bit for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Amd64 Desktop.

ActivePerl is the industry-standard, commercial-grade Perl distribution.

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ActivePerl Ubuntu 20.04 Installation – Step-by-step Guide
  1. Download Latest ActivePerl Linux x8664 Release:

    ActivePerl Linux x8664 5.x
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp Ubuntu ActivePerl Extraction

  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ubuntu Linux Open Terminal
  • Installing ActivePerl

    1. Login as SuperUSer
      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    2. Change to ActivePerl Directory
      cd /tmp/ActivePerl*
    3. Run Installation Script

      If Needed Set Install Directory Location.

      Example: /opt/ActivePerl-5-X.

    4. PATH SetUp
      nano ~/.bashrc


      export PATH=/opt/ActivePerl-5.*/bin:$PATH

      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit.

      Load Setting:

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