Haskell is a lazily evaluated functional programming language featuring partial function application and static type checking. It is notable for addressing traditionally imperative tasks with "Monads" to avoid violating pure lazy functional evaluation as in some other languages.

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How to install Haskell Platform for Ubuntu 13.04?

How to install Haskell Platform for Ubuntu 13.04? I get the following error when I type sudo apt-get install haskell-platform: E: Unable to locate package haskell-platform error
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Cannot compile Glasgow Haskell Compiler

./configure checking for gfind... no checking for find... /usr/bin/find checking for sort... /usr/bin/sort checking for ghc... no configure: error: GHC is required unless bootstrapping from .hc files. ...
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How can I install haskell-platform?

Haskell-platform currently has unmet dependencies on Ubuntu 11.04. This is a known bug, but I'd like to get it installed sooner rather than later. Can anyone recommend a way to install ...
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Trying to install pandoc via cabal install fails

Since the pandoc package in the repository is outdated, I would like to install it via cabal-install. I ran cabal update, and then cabal install pandoc which fails with: cabal: Couldn't read cabal ...
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“cannot determine current directory” while building Haskell in 13.04

I'm trying to install the Haskell Platform on Raring. Since there's no apt package, I've downloaded the GHC 7.4.2 binary x86_64 distribution (which is a prerequisite), and I am trying to run ...
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Can't install haskell platform because of libgl1-mesa

When trying to install haskell platform using sudo apt-get install haskell-platform I get the following error message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: haskell-platform : Depends: ...
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Installing Haskell Platform from source on Ubuntu 13.04: Can't find OpenGL

I'm attempting to install Haskell Platform 2013.2.0.0 on a fairly fresh Ubuntu 13.04, using the instructions here: ...