Perl is a programming language that is responsible for creating different algorithms. It is used for administration, GUI development and Web development.
The Perl database interface also supports third-party databases such as Postgre, MySql, and Oracle. Markup languages like HTML also work with Perl.
And we will guide you on how to install Perl on Ubuntu 20.04 as we did below. Hope you understand.
Step 1 – Update the package
$ sudo apt update
Step 2 – Install Perl
Run the apt command:
$ sudo apt install perl
Checking Perl’s list of installed packages
Run the following command:
$ apt list --installed | grep -i perl
You can check its version by:
$ perl -v
Firstly, you create a file ending with *.pl. Here I will create a file named hello.pl:
$ nano hello.pl
Then type the following lines:
#!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; print("Hello World!")
Save and exit.
$ perl hello.pl
We have shown you how to install Perl on Ubuntu 20.04.
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Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications including CCNA RS, SCP, and ACE. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various websites.