1. For Windows
- First we must make sure that we do not have any version of perl already installed. If we do have one, then it must be uninstalled to begin a clean install.
- Download and install Padre, the perl IDE from here.
- Once the setup is complete, close the installer.
- We can check whether is PERL is installed properly cy opening command prompt and typing the following:
If perl is installed correctly then it will show the current version installed on the system.
- Now open the Padre IDE which shows a screen like following:
2. For Linux
- Install a compiler , through gcc using system package management.
- Open a terminal and copy - paste the following command into it:
curl -L http://xrl.us/installperlnix | bash
- To build perl and install it in Linux/Unix we need to have many thousands of perl modules and we need to have a compiler.
- To interact with command line and run perl commands , a terminal application is needed.
- Once installed we can check if perl is successfully installed by typing the following command in the terminal: