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December 09, 2009, at 03:26 PM by OtherMichael - ppm install on non-internet accessible machines
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!! Target machine has no internet access. Now what?
Download the files on another machine, point ppm to the network location (or storage, whatever).

ah, but [[|ppm doesn't have a download facility]].

So, you can edit ppm, or find an online repository, such as

I needed [@DateTime@], so had to download the following:


copy to a location available to target-machine, then execute

->[@ppm install <path-to>\TimeDate.ppd@]

October 27, 2009, at 12:02 PM by OtherMichael - minor notes
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[[|How do I add PPM Repositories?]]
[[|How do I add PPM Repositories?]] -> slightly outdated

ActiveState Perl (for awhile) has had a GUI ppm, but if you know what you want, you can cut to the chase via the command line:

(:source lang=text:)
ppm rep add <repository address>
ppm install Package::Name
January 03, 2009, at 01:27 PM by OtherMichael -
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from ActiveStats
from ActiveState

[@ppm@] is a graphical OR command-line package manager utility. Although it comes with your ActiveState installation, you may need to add a few repositories.

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Stack Overflow: [[|What’s the easiest way to install a missing Perl module?]]

ppm install Package::Name

November 14, 2008, at 04:45 PM by MichaelPaulukonis -
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!! PPM - Perl Package Manager
from ActiveStats

[[|PPM Repositories]]
[[|How do I add PPM Repositories?]]

!! [[#SeeAlso]] See Also

!! [[#Categories]] Category tags
[[!Perl]] [[!Programming]] [[!packages]] [[!ActiveState]]