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perl scrip to insert multiple line after a specific string

I am trying to insert multiple line between a two specfic line in perl. But my code is having some issue which i am not able to figure it out. open(FILE,"abc7.xml") || die "Can't open file: $!"; ...
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Installing R core rpms on centos - Need a best way to resolve dependencies

I am newbie to the Linux. I need to know the best way to handle the dependencies. The issue is, I need to install R - core and R - dev (R language packages) on an platenized centos linux host on ...
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PERL executable size getting reduced automatically after few days

On one of my RHEL 5 machine, there is one PERL executable which runs under cronjob at frequent intervals of time. The strange thing observed is PERL executable size is getting reduced automatically ...
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SortTV perl script error

I'm trying to use a perl script named SortTV (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sorttv/) Every dependencies is installed but I got an error & can't understood it... It's not a specific problem of ...
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Install XML::Parser

I'm trying to install some perl module but got strange error. sudo cpanm XML::Parser cp Parser/Encodings/iso-8859-5.enc blib/lib/XML/Parser/Encodings/iso-8859-5.enc make[1]: Entering directory ...
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Install perl module with dependencies

I'm trying to install a Perl module like this : pi@raspbmc:~$ sudo cpan HTTP::Date Cpan get the file Checksum is ok uncompressed successfully But I got this error : Using Tar:/bin/tar xf ...
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shell or perl script to replace the double quotes with their unicodes

I am having two files names as a.html a.xml in a folder and in a.html file i have a tag <div class="snippet abstract"> We present a new "model" for multiple-input-multiple-output ...
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How can 2 or more instances of the same program to communicate in local network? [closed]

I want to create program which will be in use for few computers connected in local network. Basically the program aim is to keep track of all tables in a bar ( lets say ), which are reserved. When ...
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how to get Geo::Coder::Many with cpan?

Ubuntu is installed for development of a Perl project. aptitude search Geo-Coder i libgeo-coder-googlev3-perl - Perl module providing access to Google Map Aptitude does not refer to ...
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Where to place an executable Perl script?

I'm now planning a solution that has to call a script that's running on a Linux \UNIX host. I'd prefer to place that script in a folder that exists in all kinds of Linux and UNIX. This helps me to ...
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Apache 2.0 - Disabling the HTTP TRACE and TRACK methods

I use Apache 2.0 as HTTP server and specific purpose Perl-based HTTP clients. Until now I disable TRACE and TRACK methods using the following configuration in the httpd.conf file: RewriteEngine ...
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Can't Parsing Log Linux File Today

I'd like to monitor my linux logs and pull information from the logs to process the files that activities of the workers I do, in my company. #!/bin/bash #if [[ -z "$1" ]]; then # echo ...
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Can I Use The 64-Bit Version Of Strawberry Perl With Padre (IDE)

I'm just now getting into programming in Perl, and I've noticed that on the official Perl website there is an x86 and x64 version available for Windows. So I chose x64. But then I found a link on ...
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How can I fix broken apt/perl libraries?

I've got a Raspberry Pi set up as a web server, everything all working well until 5 mins ago, and I seem to have messed up man-db, apt or some perl library. apt-get doesn't seem to be updating and ...
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gcc not finding header file though its path has been included with -I

I'm trying to install a module (Package::Stash::XS) via cpanm, but the installation is failing due to a gcc error. The command gcc -c -DPERL_USE_SAFE_PUTENV -U__STRICT_ANSI__ -fno-strict-aliasing ...
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Could not perform immediate configuration on 'perl'

I'm trying to upgrade a debian squeeze system to wheezy. I've done an apt-get update && apt-get -V upgrade on squeeze, then changed my source.list to reference wheezy not squeeze. then, ...
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How do i make a perlbrew version my default?

I work on a Mac, and my default perl version is v5.12.4. For 99% of the time I use a perlbrew install I have, as I for my work need numerous modules I don't want to install on system perl. Is there a ...
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Shell script to find all types of files in a directory with their count

I want to write a shell script or alias to find the number of different types of files in a directory. For example, sample output of script should be: *.h 20 *.c 40 *.cpp 10 Makefile 3
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Perl program won't run on arm6, but it runs on my 64bit computer

I'm trying to run [pisg][1] on my raspberry pi, which is running archlinux arm, and every time I try to run it, I get: Root ~>pisg -cf pisg.conf Warning: Couldn't parse -cfg option Could ...
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Attempting to read data from a text file and inputting the variable text to a script

I have a file with 25 single word entries, I need a script to read through the file one line at a time and input the variable phrase into a second script that will generate a individual file based on ...
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How to cut a file to a given size under Linux?

I want to shrink a file's size by brute-force, that is, I don't care about the rest, I just want to cut the file, say by half, and discard the rest. The first thing that comes to mind is Perl's ...
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Solaris: ssh -tt with no output

I have access to a machine running SunOS 5.10 (called solaris). I also have access to a RedHat machine (called redhat). ssh -tt seems not to give me output if run from solaris to solaris, but works ...
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How to install a 32 bit version of perl on 64 bit Cent OS server?

I want to install 32 bit version of perl on my Cent OS server which is of course of 64 bit..Output of perl -v is [root@M-229 ~]# perl --version This is perl, v5.10.1 (*) built for ...
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Clean up filenames using data from a text file

I need to clean up a bunch of folder file names. Possibly even the file titles as well. I was currently using this Perl script to do so but I ran into some problems. If the file name already has ...
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chown function in Perl

I have problems with the working of the chown function in Perl. I have a script: #!/usr/bin/perl $file = ""; $file = $ARGV[0]; $user = "jboss"; $group = "jboss"; if ($file eq "") { ...
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Launch application with GUI from CGI script

Is it possible to launch application with GUI from CGI script (on Windows 7)? Let's say that I want to launch Video Lan (VLC). How can I do it? 1st attempt: I tried to use exec function in Perl. ...
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Fedora bleeding edge Perl repo?

Are there any Fedora YUM repositories that would contain the very latest stable version of Perl (at the time of writing, 5.18.0)? The Fedora site says that won't even be shipped stock until Fedora ...
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my perl scripts that use Net:Pcap dont work when i port them onto a vm on my server

I am trying to run a perl script that i have scripted to dump the packets from my network, i am using the Net:Pcap and netpacket modules. They are working fine on my and my friend's laptop. but when ...
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Permissions tar extraction to nfs share from a Perl script

As part of an installation procedure of a piece of software, I use: curl -s <url-to-targz> | tar -p -x -z -C / inside a Perl script (I use qx($command) or system($command), either will ...
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Backup many files by keeping all old versions

My question is about saving many files from many directories in only one directories by keeping all old versions of the files. I have about 10 directories with very similar files (10 backup ...
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Optimum parameters for audio slicing using FFMpeg

I am planning to use Perl to extract audio from media files through FFMpeg. Now as far as I know, FFMpeg needs lot of parameters like bit-rate, etc which it used to extract the audio. So for one ...
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Regex for unix paths

What would be the correct perl regex for detecting only Unix paths? ./dir1/dir2/file.ext - invalid ./dir1/dir2/ - valid ./dir1/dir2 - valid
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bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module

i run opensuse 12,3 - all is installed fresh now i wanted to install mozepl and www mechanize firefox this ended up in a bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module # ' ...
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Guide me to run a perl cgi program in browser,i am using windows7 and installed strawberry perl

Please help me for this request, I am a beginner at CGI and Perl I tried to install Perl, but I am getting the following error: HTTP Error 404.3 - Not Found The page you are requesting ...
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Apache “70007 timeout errors”

I'm sporadically getting Apache 70007 timeout errors from (I think) Perl CGI scripts. I thought the problem was my scripts were exceeding the Apache's TimeOut value, but I wrote a sleep script that ...
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The outputs of ps and top do not match

I have a situation where I have a process, say script.pl (here it is), which seems to stick around in the output to ps auxw | grep script.pl, sometimes when load is heavy it sticks around for several ...
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File size changed after put through FTP

I'm trying to send a file to a FTP server using Perl. The program works almost well, but the file size changed (file size on remote host is different from localhost). After checking, i realize that: ...
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Windows 2003 (actually XP x64) can't read SSL signature if it's SHA-2 (SHA 256/384/512)

I have a Windows XP Professional x64 virtual machine to run some HLDS processes. I chose the x64 edition as I already have a license for it, and as it uses the Windows Server 2003 kernel it'll be more ...
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Perl or Sed to remove a web virus

I recently ran across a bit of code injected to all of the files on a web site and I need to use perl or sed to remove it across all the files. I am having trouble coming up with the exact pattern ...
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How do I make my Perl scripts act like normal programs on Linux

Perl programs I've written earlier were simple text processing scripts, for executing them I use to use terminal. Now I am learning GUI programming(I want to make some games as a hobby), using Tcl/TK ...
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Perl extensions not searched for in @INC?

I'm on Linux, with no root access, and have installed an rpm locally (in /home/me/local, rather than /usr). This is fine, except that the rpm (rxvt-unicode) requires some Perl modules, and the default ...
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Do I need a cloud server?

I have a certain setup on my local Linux machine and I wonder how can I convert it to a web service platform. What I have is: Command line Perl application which periodically downloads certain data ...
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Mass migration of EXIF GPS data (a.k.a. Escape from iPhoto)

I am trying to move my library of photos (over 12000) out of iPhoto for use in Adobe Lightroom and would like to include the GPS data I've added to the photos using iPhoto's in-app feature (This data ...
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make error in PHP_PERL

I am following the answer in this thread to make the perl module for php. am using ubuntu 12.10. unable to use PHP_PERL extension. Unable to install the extension as well The short steps are: ...
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How to run a Perl script in a Unix environment from Windows?

A little background: I am trying to interact with data I have saved in Perl files using a program I wrote in C using the Win32 API. The C program is in Windows and the Perl files are accessed ...
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Multi-threaded execution of simple perl/python script

Some years ago a friend created a 'benchmark' (Note: Not a benchmark) by which wouldwhich we measure one raw aspect of computing power. Namely how fast (or indeed slowly) the computer could count to ...
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Installing a CPAN module using a remote compiler

I need to install the XML::Parser module. Unfortunately, that package uses expat. Due to security concerns, I am not allowed to install the dev package of expat. making the CPAN Module fail to ...
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Match and remove first and second pattern within xml tags

How can I match and remove first and second pattern within xml tags using sed or awk? Here is the example <data>A78-1-1134-HI-1</data> <data>T78-12-1346-AG-2</data> ...
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How do I specify gcc when compiling mod_perl

I want to test if I have the correct compiler when compiling mod_perl. http://blogs.perl.org/users/neilb/2012/11/problems-building-mod-perl-on-mountain-lion-macosx-108.html. How do you specify gcc ...
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Why am I getting 'ppm: Command not found' on Mac OSX after installng ActiveState Perl?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.7.5. When I type Perl -version I get: This is perl 5, version 12, subversion 3 (v5.12.3) built for darwin-thread-multi-2level (with 2 registered patches, see perl -V for ...