Discover Guix

Guix comes with thousands of packages which include applications, system tools, documentation, fonts, and other digital goods readily available for installing with the GNU Guix package manager.

Graphical log-in screen

Control your computer with the GNOME desktop environment

The Xfce desktop environment with GNU?Emacs and IceCat

Virtual machine started with 'guix system vm'

Enlightenment, Inkscape, and Serbian text

GNU Guix in your field

Read some stories about how people are using GNU?Guix in their daily lives.

GNU Guix in other GNU/Linux distros

If you don't use GNU?Guix as a standalone GNU/Linux distribution, you still can use it as a package manager on top of any GNU/Linux distribution. This way, you can benefit from all its conveniences.

Guix won't interfere with the package manager that comes with your distribution. They can live together.


Substitutes are now available as lzip

June 17, 2019

For a long time, our build farm at has been delivering substitutes (pre-built binaries) compressed with gzip. Gzip was never the best choice in terms of compression…

Creating and using a custom Linux kernel on Guix System

May 21, 2019

Guix is, at its core, a source based distribution with substitutes , and as such building packages from their source code is an expected part of regular package installations and…

GNU Guix 1.0.1 released

May 19, 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of GNU?Guix version 1.0.1. This new version fixes bugs in the graphical installer for the standalone Guix System. The release…


IRC Channel

Join the #guix channel on the Freenode IRC network to chat with the community about GNU?Guix or to get help in …

Info Mailing List

Subscribe to the info-guix low-traffic mailing list to receive important announcements sent by the project maintainers (in English). …

Help Mailing List

Subscribe to the Help mailing list to get support from the GNU?Guix community via email. You can post messages in English though we also accept other languages.…