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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…

The Purely Functional Software Deployment Model

January 18, 2006

Eelco Dolstra's seminal PhD thesis about the Nix package manager, which Guix is based on . Download (PDF). …