[Haskell-cafe] Install on Ubuntu

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sat Mar 27 23:08:11 UTC 2021

On Sat, 27 Mar 2021, Galaxy Being wrote:

> Why do I want to install cabal after stack? Any advice welcome on the 
> "definitive setup." Just started a new machine with Ubuntu 20.10 on it.

On Ubuntu you can just install

$ sudo apt install ghc cabal-install


$ sudo apt install haskell-stack

You may also add the repository

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:hvr/ghc

in order to get a wider range of versions of ghc and cabal-install.

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