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How do I install Bugzilla using XAMPP in Windows?

I need to install Bugzilla using XAMPP with Perl on my Windows XP machine. What is the procedure? I have installed PHP based applications in XAMPP like Joomla, WordPress, etc., but it seems that ...
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Perlscript runs fine when executed manually but not under cron

my wireless setup fails several times a day, restarting gnome's network manager helps. I want to automate this and hacked the following perlscript: #!/usr/bin/perl ...
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How to install perl5.10 on OS X 10.5.8?

I need to install perl 5.10 on my OS X 10.5.8 box. I have macports installed. And I seem to have port perl5.10 installed as well: $ sudo port install perl5.10 Password: ---> Computing dependencies ...
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How do you manage perl modules on a Debian system?

I'd like to know if you have a method for managing perl modules on your Debian system, with respect to the following: Installing new modules Listing of manually installed modules Checking ...
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ksh equivalent of perl $! error reason

Is there an equivalent of $! in ksh, which provides the error string ? $? stores the exit code only.
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Perl script running as root can't do root things

We are running RedHat Enterprise ES 5 on x86_64. We have a perl script which does, amongst other things: make a directory copy dot files into it chown the whole thing The target directory is an ...