Discover Guix

Guix comes with thousands of packages which include applications, system tools, documentation, fonts, and other digital goods readily available for installing with the GNU Guix package manager.

Graphical log-in screen

Virtual machine started with 'guix system vm'

Sway window manager running wayland

Enlightenment, Inkscape, and Serbian text

Xfce desktop environment

GNOME desktop environment

Instructional videos

GNU Guix in your field

Read some stories about how people are using GNU Guix in their daily lives.

GNU Guix in other GNU/Linux distros

If you don't use GNU Guix as a standalone GNU/Linux distribution, you still can use it as a package manager on top of any GNU/Linux distribution. This way, you can benefit from all its conveniences.

Guix won't interfere with the package manager that comes with your distribution. They can live together.

Blog

GNU Shepherd user services

May 17, 2020

One of the things which sets Guix apart from other GNU/Linux distributions is that it uses GNU Shepherd instead of the now ubiquitous systemd. A side effect of…

Guix welcomes Outreachy and GSoC interns

May 12, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that three people will join Guix as interns over the next few months! As part of Google’s Summer of Code (GSoC), under the umbrella…

Grafts, continued

May 6, 2020

Guix includes a mechanism called grafts that allows us to provide users with security updates in a timely fashion, even for core packages deep down in the…

Contact

IRC Channel

Join the #guix channel on the Freenode IRC network to chat with the community about GNU Guix or to get help in …

Info Mailing List

Subscribe to the info-guix low-traffic mailing list to receive important announcements sent by the project maintainers (in English). …

Help Mailing List

Subscribe to the Help mailing list to get support from the GNU Guix community via email. You can post messages in English though we also accept other languages.…