There is a folder called /test which looks like this on the web:

Go to this link to see the programs in the /test directory.There is a file called “” that is a simple perl program.

You can run the program by clicking on it.

If you copy this program and change it or create your own program in the /test folder, it will work from the web.

If you are logged into the terminal, you can run this program like this..


But you have to be in the directory /test.  You could also type:

perl /test/

Here is examples to find list the files, show them, copy, and then change to make your own file.  Try these commands in the terminal.

cd /test



ls testpage.cgi





When using nano editor the ^X means [Ctrl] X


Creating PERL programs