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Do some Perl learning...

Terminal - Do some Perl learning...
podwebserver& sleep 2; elinks 'http://127.0.0.1:8020'
2010-01-27 10:57:34
User: vlan7
Functions: sleep
5
Do some Perl learning...

Prerequisites: module Pod::Webserver installed. You can install it typing:

sudo perl -MCPAN -e 'install Pod::Webserver'

You can replace elinks with your fav browser. For FF:

podwebserver& sleep 2; firefox -remote 'openurl( http://127.0.0.1:8020/, new-tab )'

If you have Firefox open, this will pop-up the index web in a new tab.

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

For all Ubuntu users out there:

You might have outdated CPAN mirrors. You can edit the mirrors editing the /etc/perl/CPAN/Config.pm file and looking for the line saying 'urllist'...

Change to the mirrors nearest to you visiting the CPAN mirrorlist page at http://www.cpan.org/SITES.html

Regards,

Comment by vlan7 347 weeks and 4 days ago

What is podwebserver?

Comment by kaedenn 347 weeks and 4 days ago

I prefer :

timeout 7200 podwebserver&sleep 2; firefox http://localhost:8020/

thanks fot the tip !

Comment by sputnick 347 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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