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[solved] how do I run an external command
[run external command] , [run command] [perldoc://perlfaq command|perldoc -q command] run external command , run command perldoc -q command
Running an external command
How to run a command, gather its output and kill it after a specified time?
Running External Commands
Running external command from perl but cannot capture output
How can I open a pipe both to and from a command?
Why can't I get the output of a command with system()?
How can I capture STDERR from an external command?
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