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Having trouble installing Perl module WWW::Curl::Easy on a new Ubuntu system

Posted on 2013-05-16
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This is how it goes:

# perl -MCPAN -e "CPAN::Shell->force(qw(install WWW::Curl::Easy));"
Going to read '/root/.cpan/Metadata'
  Database was generated on Thu, 16 May 2013 10:08:05 GMT
Running install for module 'WWW::Curl::Easy'
Running make for S/SZ/SZBALINT/WWW-Curl-4.15.tar.gz
Checksum for /root/.cpan/sources/authors/id/S/SZ/SZBALINT/WWW-Curl-4.15.tar.gz ok

  CPAN.pm: Going to build S/SZ/SZBALINT/WWW-Curl-4.15.tar.gz

Locating required external dependency bin:curl-config... missing.
Unresolvable missing external dependency.
Please install 'curl-config' seperately and try again.
NA: Unable to build distribution on this platform.
No 'Makefile' created  SZBALINT/WWW-Curl-4.15.tar.gz
  /usr/bin/perl Makefile.PL INSTALLDIRS=site -- NOT OK
Running make test
  Make had some problems, won't test
Running make install
  Make had some problems, won't install
Could not read metadata file. Falling back to other methods to determine prerequisites
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You need to install the curl development headers and tools:
apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev

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