27.3. Installing a Perl Module

If you need to install a new Perl module for use by Webmin or for developing your own scripts, it can easily be done using this Webmin module. The steps to install a Perl module are:

At the bottom of the module's main page is the installation form. It offers four options for types of source from which to install a module in tar.gz distribution file format, but the most common and useful is From CPAN. Just select it and enter the name of the module (such as Net::Telnet) into the adjacent text field. If the module file is already on your system, you can choose the From local file option and enter the path to the tar.gz file into the field next to it. Or if you have the file on the system on which you are running ...

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