How to Install perl in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Quick Install Instructions of perl on Ubuntu 18.04.

Install perl by entering the following commands in the terminal

Step 1

Update package repositories and get latest package information.

sudo apt update -y
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Step 2

Install the packages and dependencies with -y flag.

sudo apt install -y perl
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Now that you have your perl installed


Package Description: Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language

Version: 5.26.1-6ubuntu0.3

Repository: security

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Dependent Packages (you may have to install the packages below if it is not installed automatically or is not available on your computer) :

  • dpkg (>= 1.17.17)
    Debian package management system
  • libperl5.26 (= 5.26.1-6) [not amd64, i386]
    shared Perl library
  • perl-base (= 5.26.1-6) [not amd64, i386]
    minimal Perl system
  • perl-modules-5.26 (>= 5.26.1-6) [not amd64, i386]
    Core Perl modules

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