As of version 0.12.0, the Guix System Distribution can be installed on an i686 or x86_64 machine. It uses the Linux-Libre kernel and the GNU Shepherd init system. Alternately, its package manager, GNU Guix, can be installed as an additional package manager on top of an installed Linux-based system.

GuixSD 0.12.0

Note The Guix System Distribution (GuixSD) is beta software, which means it is not production-ready. But you can help!

USB installer of the Guix System Distribution.

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Signatures: x86_64i686

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GNU Guix 0.12.0 Binary

Self-contained tarball providing binaries for Guix and for all its dependencies.

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Signatures: x86_64i686mips64elarmhf

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GNU Guix 0.12.0 Source

Source code distribution.

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Signatures: tarball

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Source code for the Guix System Distribution USB installation images as well as GNU Guix can be found on the GNU ftp server for alpha releases: (via HTTP) and (via FTP).