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Enabling Perl CGI Scripts


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Hi,

Can someone help me to get this to work? I'm doing some testing of Perl CGI Scripts for my website, but I don't know how to enable CGI Scripting. I found this website

http://www.cgi101.com/book/connect/mac.html

but I can't modify my httpd.conf file. It seems like I don't have the proper permissions to make changes to this file, and chmod doesn't work for some reason.

Thanks,

Dan
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You need to use sudo to give yourself admin privileges temporarily, like this:


sudo nano httpd.conf

It will ask for your password, then open httpd.conf in nano which is fairly self explanatory.
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