On Arch Linux

Arch Linux includes the Crystal compiler in the Extra repository. You should also install shards, Crystal’s dependency manager (see The Shards command). Snapcraft is also available.


sudo pacman -S crystal shards


The Crystal snap requires to be run in classic confinement. If you have snapd installed you’re ready to install Crystal:

sudo snap install crystal --classic

You can also install the latest nightly build by using the edge channel.

sudo snap install crystal --classic --edge

Find further information at Crystal’s snapcraft page

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