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Haskell support on various Linux distributions. How to find Haskell applications and tools, contribute new packages, and get help for your distribution.

Arch Haskell

Main Arch Haskell site

Debian GNU/Linux

Debian Gnu/Linux provides a very good and comprehensive toolchain for Haskell development.

  • Libraries: The most important packages are available in the

stable, testing and unstable trees.


About and main page

  • Libraries:
  • Applications:
  • Mailing list:
  • IRC channel: The #fedora-haskell IRC channel.



Slackware Linux

The official Slackware Linux does not support Haskell at all. No packages are provided.

An unofficial Slackware repository for Haskell tools, library and programs can be found at this address:

This repository works with slapt-get and swaret.

The SlackBuild scripts can be found at the following address:

The scripts can be retrieved via darcs:

 darcs get




This is pretty much the same as Debian, providing you add the 'universe' and/or 'multiverse' repositories, which import Debian packages and recompile them to match Ubuntu dependencies. The exact versions of packages may be different from Debian, but they tend to be ahead of Debian stable (sometimes by a long way).