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While I am trying to install perl modules-DBI i am getting this kind of error

Permission denied at /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/CPAN/HandleConfig.pm line 554
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sudo aptitude install libdbi-perl
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try to do that from root account

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Ubuntu strongly discourages logging in as root and expects you to use sudo instead. –  Paul Tomblin Nov 10 '09 at 12:36

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