Category: Perl

Perl 24 Hour Sleep Clock

I searched a lot for all kinds of sleep and wake solutions to find everything but what I wanted. Hopefully this helps someone else. Problem: based on a 24hour clock, sleep after 5pm and wake (go back to work) at 8am. Or pause during non-work hours. #!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; my $waketime = 8; # sleep when hour <...

Padre Still Crashes on Debian Linux

The linked post was written in 2012 explaining what I think most users of Padre encounter, and therefore I won’t repeat anything already nicely documented there except to quote “And please do not feed me a junk line about it works on my Linux distribution, I do not care. Pretend I am a normal end user for a moment. If...

Perl Modules won’t Install on Debian Server

/usr/bin/make — NOT OK Failed during this command: Anytime you cannot get a Perl package to install, here is the likely problem. Run these: sudo apt-get install build-essential What is wrong : a Debian Server install intentionally does not contain development tools for security and efficiency reasons. So when you attempt to run Perl, you find that you can’t get...

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