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Getting perl scripts to work with LAMP stack

Posted August 30, 2013 5.9k views
I followed the instructions from https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-debian. Perl scripts are only displaying the source code in my browser. The scripts are chmodded properly. I have: Options +ExecCGI AddHandler cgi-handler .pl in a .htaccess. What else should I do? I'm relatively new to using unmanaged servers.

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What's the first line of your perl script?

Where do you have Options +ExecCGI ?
The first line is #!/usr/bin/perl.

I allowed override in apache2.conf so .htaccess files would work. I have Options +ExecCGI in a .htaccess in my website's root.
Please pastebin your apache virtualhost config and your .htaccess file's contents.
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