Today I Learned: collection of notes, tips and tricks and stuff I learn from day to day working with computers and technology as an open source contributor and product manager

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Use cpanm

cpanm or App::cpanminus cpanminus for short is a magnificent Perl tool for installing CPAN distributions (or your own distributions).

$ cpan App::cpanminus

If you want to keep a clean install, consider using local::lib

If you are using perlbrew you get cpanminus installed with perlbrew.

The author of App::cpanminus, Miyagawa, also made an introduction video.

See also the Perl GitHub Action with cpanm for all your GitHub Action needs.

If you want to work with cpanminus, in for example Ubuntu, it is also available as a package:

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