Thank you, AM. I'll try downloading it in a couple of hours, and report back.
in reply to Re^4: CPANP (CPAN Plus) stopped working - help
in thread CPANP (CPAN Plus) stopped working - help
In the meantime, I followed your suggestion, and got this:
CPAN: CPAN::SQLite loaded ok (v0.202)
Database was generated on Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:45:20 GMT
Warning: Cannot install cpanplus, don't know what it is.
Try the command
to find objects with matching identifiers.
Many TIA - Helen