- Liberating. Guix is an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system developed by the GNU Project—which respects the freedom of computer users.
- Dependable. Guix supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, and more. When used as a standalone distribution, Guix supports declarative system configuration for transparent and reproducible operating systems.
- Hackable. It provides Guile Scheme APIs, including high-level embedded domain-specific languages (EDSLs) to define packages and whole-system configurations.
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Guix won't interfere with the package manager that comes with your distribution. They can live together.
Add a subcommand showing GNU Guix history of all packages
December 4, 2020
Hello, everyone! I'm Magali and for the next three months, I'll be an Outreachy intern in the GNU Guix community. As part of my Outreachy application process, I…
Welcome our intern for the Outreachy 2020-2021 round
November 30, 2020
We are thrilled to announce that Magali L. Sacramento (IRC: lemes ) will join Guix as an Outreachy intern over the next few months. …
Music Production on Guix System
November 26, 2020
The recent release of Guix 1.2.0 was accompanied by a release song ( lyrics ). Let me tell you how this happened and how you can use Guix…
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