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Creating bundles with guix pack

March 20, 2017

Guix just got a new command, dubbed guix pack , which we think many developers will find useful. Last week we were celebrating the release of…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…