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|Name=GNU Guix
 
|Name=GNU Guix
|Short description=GNU Package Manager
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|Short description=An advanced GNU/Linux distro and a purely functional package manager.
|Full description=GNU Guix is a purely functional package manager for the GNU system, and a distribution thereof.
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|Full description='''Guix''' is a transactional package manager and an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system. It can be used on top of any system running the [[Hurd]] or the [[linux-libre|Linux kernel]], or it can be used as a standalone operating system distribution for i686, x86_64, ARMv7, and AArch64 machines. Support in BSD is probably a [https://pkgsrc.se/wip/guix work in progress].
  
Guix is based on the [[Nix]] package manager.
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In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection. When used as a standalone GNU/Linux distribution, Guix offers a declarative, stateless approach to operating system configuration management. Guix is highly customizable and hackable through [[Guile]] programming interfaces and extensions to the Scheme language.
|Homepage URL=https://gnu.org/software/guix
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|Homepage URL=https://guix.gnu.org/
|User level=intermediate
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|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/guix.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/guix.git
|Computer languages=Scheme
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|Documentation note=The GNU Guix Reference Manual is available at https://guix.gnu.org/manual/
|Related projects=Nix, Guile
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=== The Guix package manager ===
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This [https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guix.git/plain/etc/guix-install.sh shell installer script] is recommended to install Guix on top of a running GNU/Linux system. The script automates the download, installation, and initial configuration of Guix. It should be run as the root user.
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When installed on a foreign distro, GNU Guix complements the available tools without interference. Its data lives exclusively in two directories, usually ''/gnu/store'' and ''/var/guix''; other files on your system, such as ''/etc'', are left untouched.
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Once installed, Guix can be updated by running <code>guix pull</code>. See [https://guix.gnu.org/manual/en/html_node/Invoking-guix-pull.html#Invoking-guix-pull invoking guix pull].
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More information at https://guix.gnu.org/manual/
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=== The Guix operating system distribution ===
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The latest Guix System release comes with ISO-9660 installation images, a virtual machine image, and with tarballs to install the package manager on top of any GNU/Linux distros, either from source or from binaries. Guix users can update by running <code>guix pull</code>.
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Guix is a fully free distro designed to improving the freedom and autonomy of computer users. Users can install their own packages without interfering with each other, yet without unnecessarily increasing disk usage or rebuilding every package. Users can in fact create as many software environments as they like.
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=== The Guix deployment tool ===
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Guix is also active in reproducible software deployment for high-performance computing (HPC). More information at https://hpc.guix.info
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://guix.gnu.org/donate/
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|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/#guix
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|Related projects=gnustandards,gsrc,Packaging,Sourceinstall,apt,nix,pkgsrc,portage
 
|Keywords=package, distribution, guile
 
|Keywords=package, distribution, guile
|Version identifier=0.7
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|Version identifier=1.1.0
|Version date=2014/07/25
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|Version date=2020/04/15
|Version status=alpha
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|Version status=stable
|Version download=ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-0.7.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-1.1.0.tar.gz
|Version comment=https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guix-devel/2014-07/msg00292.html
 
 
|Last review by=Genium
 
|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2014/04/16
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|Last review date=2019/01/14
 
|Submitted by=Hellekin
 
|Submitted by=Hellekin
|Submitted date=2013/09/13
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|Submitted date=2013/09/12
|Status=
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|User level=intermediate
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/guix/guix-1.1.0.tar.gz.sig
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=guix
 
|GNU package identifier=guix
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|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License copyright=Copyright © 2012, 2013 Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org>
 
|License copyright=Copyright © 2012, 2013 Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org>
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|License verified by=Bendikker
 
|License verified date=2013/09/13
 
|License verified date=2013/09/13
 
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|Role=Lead Developer, Maintainer
 
|Role=Lead Developer, Maintainer
 
|Email=ludo@gnu.org
 
|Email=ludo@gnu.org
|Resource URL=
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{{Person
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|Real name=Ricardo Wurmus
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=rekado@elephly.net
 
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|Email=andreas@enge.fr
 
|Email=andreas@enge.fr
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|Real name=Nikita Karetnikov
 
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|Email=nikita@karetnikov.org
 
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|Email=davet@gnu.org
 
|Email=davet@gnu.org
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|Resource audience=General
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/guix/
|Resource URL=https://gnu.org/software/guix
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
|Resource URL=http://debbugs.gnu.org/guix
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|Resource URL=https://issues.guix.gnu.org/
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
|Programming-language=scheme
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|Programming-language=guile
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
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|Software-development=program-build-automation, version-control
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|System-administration=configuration
 
|Use=system-administration
 
|Use=system-administration
 
|Version-control=git
 
|Version-control=git
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
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|Prerequisite kind=Source requirement
|Prerequisite description=GNU Guile >= 2.0.5
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|Prerequisite description=[[GNU Guile]], version 3.0.x or 2.2.x
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|Prerequisite kind=Source requirement
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|Prerequisite description=[[guile-gcrypt|Guile-Gcrypt]], version 0.1.0 or later
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|Prerequisite kind=Source requirement
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|Prerequisite description=[[GnuTLS]]
 
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|Prerequisite description=GNU libgcrypt
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|Prerequisite description=[[guile-git|Guile-Git]]
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|Prerequisite description=[[guile-json|Guile-JSON]]
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|Prerequisite kind=Source requirement
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|Prerequisite description=[[zlib]]
 
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
|Prerequisite description=SQLite3
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|Prerequisite description=[[GNU Make]]
 
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
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|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
|Prerequisite description=libbz2
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|Prerequisite description=libgcrypt
 
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to build
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|Prerequisite description=GCC's g++
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|Prerequisite description=GNU Build System
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Latest revision as of 22:16, 15 April 2020

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GNU Guix

https://guix.gnu.org/
An advanced GNU/Linux distro and a purely functional package manager.

Guix is a transactional package manager and an advanced distribution of the GNU operating system. It can be used on top of any system running the Hurd or the Linux kernel, or it can be used as a standalone operating system distribution for i686, x86_64, ARMv7, and AArch64 machines. Support in BSD is probably a work in progress.

In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection. When used as a standalone GNU/Linux distribution, Guix offers a declarative, stateless approach to operating system configuration management. Guix is highly customizable and hackable through Guile programming interfaces and extensions to the Scheme language.

Documentation

The GNU Guix Reference Manual is available at https://guix.gnu.org/manual/

The Guix package manager

This shell installer script is recommended to install Guix on top of a running GNU/Linux system. The script automates the download, installation, and initial configuration of Guix. It should be run as the root user.

When installed on a foreign distro, GNU Guix complements the available tools without interference. Its data lives exclusively in two directories, usually /gnu/store and /var/guix; other files on your system, such as /etc, are left untouched.

Once installed, Guix can be updated by running guix pull. See invoking guix pull.

More information at https://guix.gnu.org/manual/

The Guix operating system distribution

The latest Guix System release comes with ISO-9660 installation images, a virtual machine image, and with tarballs to install the package manager on top of any GNU/Linux distros, either from source or from binaries. Guix users can update by running guix pull.

Guix is a fully free distro designed to improving the freedom and autonomy of computer users. Users can install their own packages without interfering with each other, yet without unnecessarily increasing disk usage or rebuilding every package. Users can in fact create as many software environments as they like.

The Guix deployment tool

Guix is also active in reproducible software deployment for high-performance computing (HPC). More information at https://hpc.guix.info

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#guix

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

13 September 2013




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ludovic Courtès Lead Developer, Maintainer
Andreas Enge Contributor
Cyril Roelandt Contributor
Mark H. Weaver Contributor
David Thompson Contributor
Ricardo Wurmus Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/guix-packages.html
Downloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-security/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-europe/
Generalhttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guix-security/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guix.git/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-europe-sac/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-patches/
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/guix.html
Test and Bug ReportsBug Trackinghttps://issues.guix.gnu.org/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-guix/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-commits/
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/guix-manual.html
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guix-devel/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Source requirementGNU Guile, version 3.0.x or 2.2.x
Weak prerequisiteGCC’s g++
Source requirementGnuTLS
Source requirementGuile-Gcrypt, version 0.1.0 or later
Source requirementzlib
Source requirementGuile-Git
Required to buildGNU Make
Source requirementGuile-JSON
Weak prerequisitelibgcrypt
Weak prerequisiteSQLite 3

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 January 2019.



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