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Back from the Scheme Workshop 2016

September 18, 2016

The 17th Annual Scheme and Functional Programming Workshop 2016 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides …

Back from GBCUW 2016

September 13, 2016

On the 12th of September, I attended the German Bioinformatics Core Unit Workshop , a satellite workshop on behalf of the German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB) 2016. I gave…

Back from the GNU Hackers Meeting 2016

August 22, 2016

The GNU Hackers Meeting 2016 took place in Rennes (Brittany, France) from August 18-20 hosted by Inria . GNU Guix maintainer, Ludovic Courtès,…

GNU Guix and GuixSD 0.11.0 released

August 3, 2016

It is a pleasure to announce the new beta release of GNU Guix and GuixSD, version 0.11.0! The release comes with USB installation images to install…

GuixSD system tests

June 28, 2016

From its inception, Guix has had a thorough test suite—something that’s not only reassuring, but also the thing that allows for fearless evolution of the code. That…

Back from DConf 2016

May 4, 2016

The DConf 2016 concluded. There is no video recording this time, but you can download the slides from Pjoter Prins' lightning talk, "GNU…

GNU Guix welcomes four students for GSoC

April 24, 2016

We are glad to announce that four students will join GNU Guix for the 2016 Google Summer of Code (GSoC): Efraim will hack a …

GNU Guix & GuixSD 0.10.0 released

March 29, 2016

We are pleased to announce the new beta release of GNU Guix and GuixSD, version 0.10.0! The release comes with USB installation images to install the…

GNOME in GuixSD

March 23, 2016

It’s a feature that many users were waiting for: proper GNOME support in GuixSD. Good news: the forthcoming Guix and GuixSD release will give you…

Guix at LibrePlanet 2016

March 15, 2016

GNU hackers Christopher Allan Webber (whom you may know from the GNU MediaGoblin project ) and David Thompson will be co-presenting "Solving the Deployment Crisis with…

Join GNU Guix for GSoC

March 8, 2016

This year again the GNU Project is a mentoring organization for the Google Summer of Code (GSoC), and Guix is participating under…

Timely delivery of security updates

March 2, 2016

Yesterday, a new version of OpenSSL was released , addressing several serious vulnerabilities, some of which are nicknamed "DROWN" . Like all free software distributions,…

Meet Guix at FOSDEM!

January 22, 2016

One week to FOSDEM ! This year, there will be no less than six Guix-related talks. This and the fact that we are addressing different…

GNU Guix talk in Boston, MA (USA) on January 20th

January 11, 2016

David Thompson will be giving a talk about Guix on January 20th at the BLU gathering at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). …

Guix starts fundraising campaign with support from the FSF

December 16, 2015

The GNU Guix project is glad to announce its first fundraising campaign, supported by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). As the FSF announced today , the campaign’s…

Service composition in GuixSD

November 19, 2015

GuixSD provides a declarative, stateless approach to operating system configuration management. In this context, the mechanism offered to select and compose system services is a crucial one.…

Reproducible builds: a means to an end

November 11, 2015

What we stand for GNU Guix is committed to improving the freedom and autonomy of computer users. This obviously manifests in the fact that GuixSD is…

GNU Guix 0.9.0 released

November 5, 2015

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.9.0. The release comes with USB installation images to install the standalone…

GNU Guix talk in Rennes, France, November 9th

November 2, 2015

Ludovic Courtès will be giving a talk about GNU Guix and GuixSD in Rennes, France, on November 9th . The event is organized by the three…

Container provisioning with Guix

October 27, 2015

The upcoming release of GNU Guix will feature an implementation of Linux containers named, following Scheme conventions, call-with-container . Containers are a lightweight virtualization technique used…

Guix-Tox talk at PyConFR, October 17th

October 9, 2015

Bonjour ! Cyril Roelandt of Red Hat who works on OpenStack will be giving a talk about Guix-Tox at PyConFR in Pau, France, on October 17th.…

Chris Webber talks about Guix in Chicago, September 30th

September 18, 2015

Chris Webber of MediaGoblin fame will be giving two talks for the Chicago GNU/Linux User Group meeting on September 30th. The…

Porting Guix and GuixSD

September 7, 2015

Quite a lot has happened lately when it comes to porting Guix and GuixSD to other systems. A few weeks ago, Manolis Ragkousis announced…

GNU Guix 0.8.3 released

July 22, 2015

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.8.3. The release comes with USB installation images to install the standalone…

GSoC update

July 19, 2015

This year Guix was lucky to have 3 GSoC projects , and they have made rather good progress so far: Manolis successfully completed…

Reproducible and User-Controlled Software Environments in HPC with Guix

July 1, 2015

Our paper entitled Reproducible and User-Controlled Software Environments in HPC with Guix was accepted for RepPar , a workshop on reproducibility in parallel computing: …

GNU Guix 0.8.2 released

May 14, 2015

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.8.2. The release comes both with tarballs, which allow you to install…

GNU Guix talk at OpenTechSummit, Berlin, May 14th

May 12, 2015

Ricardo Wurmus will be giving a talk about GNU Guix and GuixSD at the OpenTechSummit in Berlin, Germany, on May 14th. The talk…

GNU Guix welcomes three students for GSoC

May 2, 2015

GNU Guix got 3 slots for the Google Summer of Code (GSoC), as part of GNU, which participates as an organization. So we are pleased to welcome…

GNU Guix recruits for GSoC

March 13, 2015

This year again Guix participates in the Google Summer of Code under the umbrella of the GNU Project . If you are…