Active Perl

Vendor: ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN).

Supported Operating Systems: ASPN maintains an OS support matrix on their Active Perl web site.

General Description: ASPN advertises ActivePerl as the "...industry-standard, commercial-grade Perl distribution used by millions of developers around the world for easy Perl installation and quality-assured code."

Availability: For classroom/lab availability see

Scope of License: This software is free.


  • For installation on machines that are not Mines-owned or for machines on which you hold administrative privilege, download it from ASPN and install.
  • For Mines-owned, CCIT managed machines submit a Mines Help Center request for installation.

Documentation is available on the ASPN web page.

In case of difficulties running the software in a CSM CCIT managed lab:  Contact CCIT via the Mines Help Center. We want the program to be properly installed, licensed and functioning. If you have questions about the use of the program, please contact your instructor, TA or lab manager.

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