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Questions tagged [guix]

GNU Guix is a package manager for the GNU System. It is based on the Nix package manager with Guile Scheme APIs and specializes in providing exclusively free software.[1]

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Where is Icecat's plugins directory on GuixSD?

I want to try to add libflashplayer.so to Icecat. As it was on other distributions needs to add this file to plugins directory. But on GuixSD I have lot of them and nothing works! So there each user ...
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mkfs.vfat not found on GuixSD

Troubles formatting usb-flash under GuixSD, cause it cannot find mkfs.vfat. I've installed dosfstools but util-linux installation shows some another stuff. # guix package -i dosfstools The following ...
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What is obvious security vulnerabilities running guix-daemon as root? [closed]

Here was recommended to use pool of build users because of security reasons https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/manual/en/html_node/Build-Environment-Setup.html#Build-Environment-Setup Please, which ...
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Installing packages on Guix: How to specify a specific platform/system?

On Guix, I can install the hello package like this: $ guix package -i hello I can see that this package is available in different architectures: $ guix package --show=hello [...] systems: x86_64-...
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How can I install a rpm to Guix?

I have an rpm package prebuilt by a third party and have to install it into my Guix server machine. So how can I install an rpm package into a Guix machine? Thanks.
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Can Guix packages be delivered to other distros?

Flatpak and snapd packages are available on other distributions because their respective package managers being built for installation on multiple distros [1][2]. Is this also true for the Guix ...
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Installing Nix or Guix without root permissions?

This answer to the question Non-Root Package Managers suggests Nix as a solution. However, the installation documentation says: The script will invoke sudo to create /nix if it doesn’t already ...