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.


Deprecating support for the Linux kernel

April 1, 2020

After years in the making , Guix recently gained support for running natively on the GNU/Hurd operating system . That means you will soon be able to replace...…

GSoC 2020 and Outreachy May 2020 to August 2020 Status Report II

February 29, 2020

GSoC We are happy to announce that GNU Guix participates in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC), under the aegis of the GNU project . We have collected…

Outreachy May 2020 to August 2020 Status Report I

February 9, 2020

We are happy to announce that for the fourth time GNU Guix offers a three-month internship through Outreachy , the inclusion program for groups traditionally underrepresented in free software and…


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.…