I am trying to insall CPAN, apparently I do this by typing CPAN at the command line.
After much else, this results in
Could not find gdlib-config in the search path. Please install libgd 2.0.28 or higher.
If you want to try to compile anyway, please rerun this script with the option --ignore_missing_gd.
Warning: No success on command[/usr/bin/perl Makefile.PL INSTALLDIRS=site]
Warning (usually harmless): 'YAML' not installed, will not store persistent state
/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 '/home/gt/.cpan/build/GD-2.45-YKSQJZ/META.yml'. Falling back to other methods to determine prerequisites
I've tried to install libgd but only get
Google was no great help.
root@lamp gt/geniustrader# apt-get install libgd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package libgd
Any other ideas?