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KM says: If you have a reluctant sysadmin, you can still install modules under your home directory. Then you can change @INC to look there, or PERL5LIB.
I am sorry this question is begging for an RTFM answer, but please be gentle with me! I have been looking for the right M to FR for many months!
Pretty please, can someone explain what KM said in simpler words? Or tell me where to find a real newbie's guide to installing modules?
Firstly, what does "home directory" mean? Is this cgi-bin or the directory which contains it?
Secondly, what does "change @INC to look there" mean. What is @INC and how do I change it? And will I still be able to use the sysadmin's modules?
I am using Perl remotely on my webhost's server.