How to Install Perl LWP module on CentOS 7 ?

Hi, I want to install Perl LWP module on my CentOS 7 server , I tried to to run this command : sudo yum install -y perl-libwww But got “No package perl-libwww available.” Please help me.

Also I want to install these : DBI, DBD::mysql perl modules GD lib, GD perl module

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If you are on CentOS, you are needing to run these commands:

sudo yum install perl-libwww-perl
sudo yum install perl-DBI
sudo yum install perl-DBD-MySQL
sudo yum install perl-GD

An easy way to find available packages in CentOS/Fedora is to use the yum search feature, like so:

sudo yum search <search term>

So if you are looking for the DBD::MySQL module for perl, you could do a search like this:

sudo yum search DBD

Hope it helps, Jason Colyer DigitalOcean Platform Support Lead