Getting CPAN Working On A Turnkey LAMP VM

If you are using a Turnkey LAMP Virtual Server you may find that when you try to install a Perl module from CPAN, the build may fail.

It’s a simple fix, you just need to install build-essential first.

apt-get update
apt-get install build-essential

Now when you try to install your Perl modules from CPAN they should work.

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