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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…

GNU Guix 0.8.1 released

January 29, 2015

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.8.1. The release comes both with a source tarball, which allows you…

GNU Guix at FOSDEM

January 27, 2015

Guix will be present at FOSDEM in Brussels, Belgium, with a talk entitled "The Emacs of Distros" this Saturday, at 3PM, in room H.1302. The…

GNU Guix ported to ARM and other niceties of the new year

January 9, 2015

A new port of GNU Guix to ARM using the "hard float" ABI has just landed , thanks to the hard work of Mark H Weaver and…

GNU Guix 0.8 released

November 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.8. The release comes both with a source tarball, which allows you…

Guix at the 2014 GNU Hackers Meeting

October 11, 2014

The Guix talk of this summer's GNU Hackers Meeting is now available (get the slides ). DOWNLOAD VIDEO (WebM, 60 minutes) …

Join us for a Guix hackathon on Sep. 27-28!

September 16, 2014

The GNU Guix project is organizing a hackathon on September 27th and 28th, 2014. The hackathon will take place primarily on-line, on the #guix IRC channel on…

Emacs as a general-purpose package manager

September 4, 2014

GNU Guix , the package manager written for the GNU system, now has a neat Emacs user interface! It offers a visual, user-friendly alternative to the…

GNU Guix 0.7 released

July 25, 2014

We are pleased to announce the next alpha release of GNU Guix, version 0.7. This release is an important milestone for the project since it…

Guix at OpenBio Codefest 2014

July 13, 2014

On Wednesday, July 9th, David Thompson gave a brief introduction to GNU Guix at the Open Bioinformatics Codefest 2014 hackathon . The objective of the Codefest…

GNU dmd 0.2 released

July 8, 2014

GNU dmd 0.2 has been released . It provides new features such as the ability to load new definitions for existing services, as well…

GNU Guix 0.6 released

April 9, 2014

We are pleased to announce the sixth alpha release of GNU Guix . This release provides a bunch of new features, among other things:…

GNU Guix looks for GSoC students

February 27, 2014

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

One week to FOSDEM!

January 25, 2014

FOSDEM takes place next week. We'll be giving a talk about Guix and the GNU system on Sunday at noon, in the …

GNU Guix 0.5 released

December 11, 2013

We are pleased to announce the fifth alpha release of GNU Guix . The highlights are: Port to the Loongson…

GNU dmd 0.1 released

December 2, 2013

GNU dmd 0.1 has been released , providing many improvements and bug fixes. GNU dmd is a dependency-based service manager meant to…

Distro of the Linux-based GNU system ported to MIPS

October 28, 2013

The Guix-based distro has been ported to MIPS64 , specifically to the Loongson processors notably found in the free-software-friendly Yeeloong laptops . …

GNU Guix 0.4 released; happy birthday, GNU!

September 27, 2013

We are pleased to celebrate GNU's 30th anniversary with the fourth alpha release of GNU Guix . The highlights are: …

Join Guix for an on-line hackathon on Sep. 28-29!

September 18, 2013

GNU Guix joins other projects in celebrating GNU's 30th anniversary . Join the #guix channel of the Freenode IRC network for a…

Back from the GNU Hackers Meeting

September 2, 2013

The GNU Hackers Meeting took place last week in Paris. As usual, it was a nice place to meet fellow hackers, grow new ideas, and…

GNU Guix 0.3 released

July 17, 2013

The third alpha release of GNU Guix is available. The highlights are: Binary packages are now continuously built for…

Guix gets cross-compilation support

June 26, 2013

Recently , Guix gained cross-compilation support. What this means is that existing package definitions can be reused to cross compile packages. So for…

Back from the European Lisp Symposium

June 5, 2013

The European Lisp Symposium (ELS) is over now, and it’s been pleasant experience: thoughtful discussions, beautiful city, and parentheses all around. Thanks to all the…

Guix at the European Lisp Symposium

May 21, 2013

A paper presenting the design of Guix's Scheme API and packaging language has been accepted for the 2013 European Lisp Symposium (ELS) . ELS…

GNU Guix 0.2 released

May 12, 2013

The second alpha release of GNU Guix is available. It comes with a number of new features, notably: The "guix…

Guix & GSoC

April 12, 2013

Guix participates in the Google Summer of Code under GNU's umbrella. If you are an eligible student , your contributions to GNU's package manager…

Boot-to-Guile!

February 16, 2013

As a contribution to Guile's birthday potluck , Guix has been extended with the infrastructure to build a Boot-to-Guile QEMU disk image . …

GNU Guix 0.1 released!

January 18, 2013

Version 0.1 of the GNU Guix functional package manager and its baby distribution of user-land software has been released. See http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-guix/2013-01/msg00191.html for the original announcement.…

Introducing Guix, a package manager and distro for GNU

November 22, 2012

GNU Guix is an on-going project to build a purely functional package manager and free software distribution of the GNU system. In addition…

Functional Package Management for the People

July 20, 2012

GNU Hackers Meeting in Düsseldorf , 2012. The following is the video of the presentation "Guix, functional package management for the people, and for GNU?", by Ludovic…