The following installation guides may be of use if the basic installation instructions don't work for you, or you have a special use case.
On this page you can find installation-guides for several operating systems. Please, feel free to add information.
Ubuntu Installation - Personal Package Archives (PPA) (using a package)
Ubuntu Installation (compilation)
CentOS Installation - CentOS 7, 6 and Fedora
Mac OS X 10.11 w/Homebrew Installation - Should work with 10.10 as well.
Advanced Installation Guides¶
Installation from GIT (Ubuntu + OpenBSD)
Distributions containing Suricata¶
There are also several Distributions Containing Suricata.
Outdated/Unsupported Installation Guides¶
The following installation guides are considered outdated but may provide useful information to those who need to build on older systems.
CentOS 5 Installation - CentOS 5/6 Installation Guide
After the installation, continue with the Basic Setup