OK for about 3 days now i have been trying to install perldesk. I have uploaded all the cgi files in ascii and all the pics in binary. Im using the correct path(or atleast i think i am) /home/altera/public_html/perldesk/cgi-bin.
i have all the permissions right, 755 for cgi files and 777 for template files. Does anyone have any idea what is going wrong?
I had the exact same symptom. I believe some of the files in the distribution were in DOS format, and others in Unix format. So, simply uploading every single source in ASCII format actually corrupted some files.
Go through all the source files with UltraEdit or something similar and do Unix-to-DOS conversions and briefly check to see that everything looks right ... then save every single file. There was even one source with two extraneous characters in the code. they were in column 1, so stood out like sore thumbs.