How to Install ActivePerl 5.x on Linux Mint 16 Petra Easy Guide

February 11, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install ActivePerl on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit

This Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest ActivePerl 5.x Community Edition x86/x64 ActiveState on Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

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

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

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

    ActivePerl Linux x86/x64 5.X
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp Install ActivePerl on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit - Extraction

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

    Install ActivePerl on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit - Mate 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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