IN THIS CHAPTER
Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language) is a powerful scripting tool you can use to manage files, create reports, edit text, and perform many other tasks when using Linux. Perl is included with Fedora and could be considered an integral part of the distribution because Fedora depends on Perl for many types of software services, logging activities, and software tools. If you do a full install from this book’s DVD, you will find nearly 150 software tools written in Perl installed under the
/usr/sbin directories. ...