# 🖥 System
This outlines the relevant system setup and packaging used to create Chevere.
# Operating System
Chevere is build and tested on Ubuntu (opens new window)
Packages and PECL provides the same convenience, but as packages are made for debian-based systems you should prefer PECL if you don't have a compatible system.
- PHP packages (opens new window) from Ondřej Surý.
- PHP extensions (opens new window) provided by PECL (opens new window).
Packages vs PECL
Note that packages not only contain the software, it could also trigger other effects in the system.