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System Name: guix
Name: GNU Guix
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This project is part of the GNU Project.

GNU Guix is a purely functional package manager, and associated free software distribution, for the GNU system. In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection.

It provides Guile Scheme APIs, including high-level embedded domain-specific languages (EDSLs), to describe how packages are to be built and composed.

A user-land free software distribution for GNU/Linux comes as part of Guix.

Guix is based on the Nix package manager.

Current releases are available from

Registration Date: Sun 18 Nov 2012 12:03:59 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 4 - Beta


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GNU Guix 0.6 released
     posted by civodul, Wed 09 Apr 2014 06:44:51 PM UTC - 0 replies

We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of GNU Guix.

This release provides a bunch of new features, among other things:

  • "Substitutes" (pre-built binaries) must now be signed and authorized to be installed; ...

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GNU Guix looks for GSoC students
     posted by civodul, Thu 27 Feb 2014 05:40:33 PM UTC - 0 replies

This year again Guix participates in the Google Summer of Code under the umbrella of the GNU Project.

If you are an ...

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One week to FOSDEM!
     posted by civodul, Sat 25 Jan 2014 06:05:45 PM UTC - 0 replies

FOSDEM takes place next week. We'll be giving a talk about Guix and the GNU system on Sunday at noon, in the distributions devroom. Interested parties, freedom supporters, GNU hackers, and Schemers all alike are welcome to join in!

GNU Guix 0.5 released
     posted by civodul, Wed 11 Dec 2013 01:45:57 PM UTC - 0 replies

We are pleased to announce the fifth alpha release of GNU Guix.

The highlights are:

  • Port to the Loongson MIPS64 processors, using the n32 ABI.
  • New monad interface to handle operations on the store. ...

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