Success, you’ve now booted into Guix System! From then on, you can update the system whenever you want by running, say:
guix pull sudo guix system reconfigure /etc/config.scm
This builds a new system generation with the latest packages and services (see Invoking guix system). We recommend doing that regularly so that your system includes the latest security updates (see Security Updates).
Note: Note that
sudo guixruns your user’s
guixcommand and not root’s, because
PATHunchanged. To explicitly run root’s
sudo -i guix ….
The difference matters here, because
guix pullupdates the
guixcommand and package definitions only for the user it is ran as. This means that if you choose to use
guix system reconfigurein root’s login shell, you’ll need to
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