Tag: Coding

Learn to scratch your own itch

I look at the world around me and feel almost disgusted by the entrenched defaultism that I see everywhere. For instance, when the internet came along there was a sense of liberation from the passivity of watching television. We learnt to talk back. We learnt to create our own blogs and express ourselves as opposed…

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User CPAN installation broken

Here is a workaround for a common problem. You do not have root access the *NIX server to configure perl but want to install perl libraries. Normally the user can use CPAN with local libraries (PERL5LIB). But sometimes CPAN gets confused and you get an error like this: Your configuration suggests “/root/.cpan” as your CPAN.pm…

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