How to Install Latest ActivePerl 5.x on openSUSE Linux Easy Guide

May 11, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

ActivePerl Quick Start on openSUSE Linux

Hello openSUSE User! This Guide Shows You Step-by-step How to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest ActiveState ActivePerl 5.x Community Edition for openSUSE 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktops.

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

The complete ActivePerl Package contains:

  • Perl – binary of core perl distribution
  • Perl Package Manager – Perl extension installer and manager
  • Complete Online documentation

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Install ActivePerl on openSUSE 32/64-bit Linux - Featured
  1. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install ActivePerl on openSUSE 32/64-bit Linux - Kde openSUSE Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest ActivePerl Linux Release:

    ActivePerl 5.x Linux i686/x8664
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install ActivePerl on openSUSE 32/64-bit Linux - KDE ActivePerl Extraction

  4. Installing ActivePerl

    1. Login as SuperUSer

      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look:

    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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