Perl scripts send log messages to Twitter


Unfortunately, Net::Twitter and the long list of dependent modules from CPAN are not available as Ubuntu packages. However, calling a CPAN shell (perl -MCPAN -eshell) will let you install the required dependent modules by typing install Net::Twitter. Because Net::Twitter also loads Moose and supports OAuth, your mileage may vary, and a coffee break is recommended.


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  5. "Twittering Machine" by Charly Kühnast, Linux Pro Magazine, August 2009, pg. 59

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