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Announcing the second online Guix Days

12-a de Januaro 2022

The Guix hackers are very happy to announce the second online Guix Days Conference on 19 & 20 February 2022 . This conference is open to everyone and…

GNU Guix maintainer rotation

6-a de Januaro 2022

For some time already, Ludovic and Marius have voiced their desire to step down from the Guix maintainers collective. An email announcing the news and calling for new…

The Big Change

15-a de Decembro 2021

Making cross-cutting changes over a large code base is difficult, but it's occasionally necessary if we are to keep the code base tidy and malleable. With almost 800K source…

From ‘guix environment’ to ‘guix shell’

26-a de Oktobro 2021

There are times when what looked like the right design choice some years back comes out as an odd choice as time passes. The beloved guix…

Taming the ‘stat’ storm with a loader cache

2-a de Aŭgusto 2021

It was one of these days where some of us on IRC were rehashing that old problem—that application startup in Guix causes a “ stat storm”—and lamenting…

Substitutes now also available from bordeaux.guix.gnu.org

18-a de Junio 2021

There have been a number of different project operated sources of substitutes, for the last couple of years the default source of substitutes has been ci.guix.gnu.org (with a…

Reproducible data processing pipelines

11-a de Junio 2021

Last week, we at Guix-HPC published videos of a workshop on reproducible software environments we organized on-line. The videos are well worth watching—especially if you’re into reproducible…

GNU Guix 1.3.0 released

11-a de Majo 2021

We are pleased to announce the release of GNU Guix version 1.3.0! The release comes with ISO-9660 installation images , a virtual machine image , and…

Building derivations, how complicated can it be?

23-a de Aprilo 2021

Derivations are key to Guix, they're the low-level build instructions used for things like packages, disk images, and most things than end up in the store. Around…

New Supported Platform: powerpc64le-linux

12-a de Aprilo 2021

It is a pleasure to announce that support for powerpc64le-linux (PowerISA v.2.07 and later) has now been merged to the master branch of GNU Guix! This means that…

Outreachy 'guix git log' internship wrap-up

8-a de Aprilo 2021

Magali Lemes joined Guix in December for a three-month internship with Outreachy . Magali implemented a guix git log command to browse the history of…

Cuirass 1.0 released

31-a de Marto 2021

We are pleased to announce the release of Cuirass version 1.0, after almost five years of development and around 700 commits from 14 contributors. Cuirass is the…

Getting bytes to disk more quickly

26-a de Marto 2021

Let’s face it: functional package managers like Guix provide unequaled support for reproducibility and transactional upgrades, but the price to pay is that users often spend a fair amount of…

Risk of local privilege escalation via guix-daemon (CVE-2021-27851)

18-a de Marto 2021

A security vulnerability that can lead to local privilege escalation has been found in guix-daemon . It affects multi-user setups in which guix-daemon runs locally. …

Join GNU Guix through Outreachy

10-a de Februaro 2021

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

Risk of local privilege escalation via setuid programs

9-a de Februaro 2021

On Guix System, setuid programs were, until now, installed as setuid-root and setgid-root (in the /run/setuid-programs directory). However, most of these programs are meant to…

Meet Guix at FOSDEM

2-a de Februaro 2021

As usual, GNU Guix will be present at FOSDEM on February 6th and 7th. Due to the pandemic, this year’s edition takes place on-line. The downside is…

Adding translations to Guix’ website

20-a de Januaro 2021

As part of GNU , Guix aims to bring freedom to computer users all over the world, no matter the languages they (prefer to) speak. For example, Guix…

Add a subcommand showing GNU Guix history of all packages

4-a de Decembro 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

30-a de Novembro 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

26-a de Novembro 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…

GNU Guix 1.2.0 released

23-a de Novembro 2020

We are pleased to announce the release of GNU Guix version 1.2.0, right in time to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Guix ! The release…

Online Guix Day Conference: schedule released!

16-a de Novembro 2020

The Guix hackers are very happy to announce the first online Guix Day Conference on Sunday November, 22nd . This conference is open to everyone ( no registration…

Introduction to the Guix Data Service, the missing blog post

8-a de Novembro 2020

The Guix Data Service processes, stores and provides data about Guix over time, at least that is what the README says. It's been around since…

Announcing the first online Guix Day Conference

16-a de Oktobro 2020

The Guix hackers are very happy to announce the first online Guix Day Conference on Sunday November, 22nd . This conference is open to everyone and will be…

Childhurds and GNU/Hurd substitutes

8-a de Oktobro 2020

A lot has happened since our Hello Hurd post beginning of April. No, not nearly as much as we joked on April 1st , but more than enough to…

Running Guix System on a Linode Server

6-a de Oktobro 2020

Christopher Lemmer Webber recently discovered how to run Guix System on a Linode server. The below guide details how to set up your Linode server to run…

Improve Internationalization Support for the Guix Data Service

23-a de Julio 2020

The first half of my Outreachy internship is already over and I am really excited to share my experience. Over the past weeks I’ve had the opportunity to…

Running a Ganeti cluster on Guix

17-a de Julio 2020

The latest addition to Guix's ever-growing list of services is a little-known virtualization toolkit called Ganeti . Ganeti is designed to keep virtual machines running on a…

Securing updates

1-a de Julio 2020

Software deployment tools like Guix are in a key position when it comes to securing the “software supply chain”—taking source code fresh from repositories and providing users with ready-to-use binaries.…