I can't install some PERL Modules using CPAN in my droplet

Posted February 5, 2020 4k views

Hi everyone,

I need install some perl modules using cpan on my droplet i get this output on the terminal

install Image::Magick
Reading '/root/.cpan/Metadata'
  Database was generated on Tue, 04 Feb 2020 21:41:03 GMT
Running install for module 'Image::Magick'
Checksum for /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/J/JC/JCRISTY/PerlMagick-6.89-1.tar.gz ok
Scanning cache /root/.cpan/build for sizes
Use of uninitialized value $newdir in substitution (s///) at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.26/ line 368.
Use of uninitialized value $newdir in chdir at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/perl/5.26/ line 377.
Use of uninitialized value $cwd in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/share/perl/5.26/CPAN/ line 81.
Catching error: "Can't chdir to : No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl/5.26/CPAN/ line 470.\cJ" at /usr/share/perl/5.26/ line 392.
    CPAN::shell() called at /usr/share/perl/5.26/App/ line 414
    App::Cpan::_process_options("App::Cpan") called at /usr/share/perl/5.26/App/ line 511
    App::Cpan::run("App::Cpan") called at /usr/bin/cpan line 13

When i try to find what perl modules are installed on my droplet using this command “instmodsh” i get this output:

cmd? l
Installed modules are:

Maybe you guys can help me to solve this issue.
Thanks everyone!

1 comment
  • Hi, thanks for publishing this question.
    But by applying your suggested answer I am still not able to install the perl modules which I want. If you have any other options to install Win32::Sound or SDLx::Sound module in Debian Ubuntu Linux OS, then can you please help me?

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Submit an Answer
1 answer
Show answer This answer has been marked as resolved by danielmariluz.