[Haskell-beginners] Install advice

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Mon Feb 4 17:16:10 UTC 2019

There are multiple approaches, but my biased[1] recommendation is to use
Stack, which can automatically install the appropriate GHC version. There
are instructions available at:


I'd also recommend checking out the "next steps" section for how to get
started using Stack. Also, there's a Gitter channel where you can ask
follow up questions at:


[1] I'm one of the Stack authors

On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 6:46 PM Lawrence Bottorff <borgauf at gmail.com> wrote:

> So I've got a new machine with a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10. How should
> I install latest-greatest Haskell? (Perhaps review my previous post about
> having so much trouble with conflicting Haskell install theories.)
> LB
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