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Install Perl Modules as non-Root User? (Locally)

Sep 28 '12 at 14:35

MMy website server does allow me to install custom Perl modules but only through their installer cPanel. it is InMotionHosting.

i have no way to run the


is there anyway for me to make this install using their installer?


First, with your Linux hosting account, I would think you should be able to log into your account via SSH using a tool such as PuTTY. This means you are not restricted to cPanel, but it certainly doesn't solve the problem of needing to be root.

I didn't know the answer to your question, so I Googled "install perl modules local user". There are quite a few good results. The first result page I chose to look at was this:

It probably has enough information to allow you to work through and solve the problem...


Nope i had some ultra shared account that does not allow ssh. I had to upgrade the account and should be able to install the module Thanx for your help..