Node install error - cabal: Could not resolve dependencies


Directions say; If this doesn’t work, you can manually copy the executable files to the ~/.local/bin directory. Replace the place holder <TAGGED VERSION> with your targeted version:

I’m not sure what executable files to copy.

They are talking about cardano-cli and cardano-node. These should get copied to your $HOME/.local/bin directory

so, I backed up a few steps would it have something to do with this?


they are talking about the cardano-cli and node 1.25.1?

Did you run cabal update as the compiler suggests?

yes, cabal configure --with-compiler=ghc-8.10.2

Warning: The package list for ‘’ does not exist. Run ‘cabal update’ to download it.

So the question is did you do that before calling cabal configure --with-compiler=ghc-8.10.2?

No, I did do this after. When I saw the message. I did go back and did it again. My cabal is showing version

and after calling the cabal update have you called cabal configure...?

Yes, I did this twice now. I actual I did all the steps over again and go this message.

this is the first time you are trying to build the node?

On this computer, Yes

I’m using: Installing the node from source — cardano-node Documentation 1.0.0 documentation

and what is the operating system?
just to let you know that binaries also available from the official cardano-wallet repository:

Under assets there is a tarball package which contains the following binaries:

also could you please modify the topic title to node install error - cabal: Could not resolve dependencies - with that probably you will get proper attention for your issue

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ubuntu0.20.04.3. I was wonding if I bought the wrong processor…

that is fine - but the title of your topic could be better:)

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and what version you checked out? what is the git status tells?

HEAD detached at 1.25.1

later I will try to build cardano-node on 20.04 and see what I get…

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Could I just start all over or will this create errors?