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Old 02-18-2014, 12:23 AM   #1
sujeetpal.singh
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How to run a .pl file


I was installing a software which contained lot many .pl files. I came to know that I had to launch .pl file in order to run that software.Help me in solving this .Thanks
 
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you can check the first line, it should be a text file. Usually it begins with #!/usr/bin/perl or similar. Also you can check if it was executable. In that case you can simply run it as any application. Otherwise you can try perl <filename>.pl
 
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I was installing a software which contained lot many .pl files. I came to know that I had to launch .pl file in order to run that software.Help me in solving this .Thanks
Another good thing to do would be to read the instructions that came with the software. Chances are they TELL YOU what to run, and how to run it. Since you don't tell us what version/distro of Linux, or what this software is, there's not much else we can tell you.
 
  


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