Obtaining and Installing Perl
Windows versions available at
Download ActivePerl Community Edition and install in local windows machine.
The installation directory, usually, is at
Linux generally comes with preinstalled Perl binary.
$perl -v (Command in Linux to check version number. If you get error, either the path is not right, or it wasn't installed. Look into /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin /usr/sbin directories to see if any executable exists).
Perl is also available in Cygwin (Linux environment in Windows).