Nix is an advanced package manager for Linux systems with advanced features like side-by-side installation of different versions of a package, reproducible builds, multi-user package management and atomic upgrades and rollbacks.
Nix is in many ways similar to the Guix package manager used by the GNU Guix distribution.
Nix OS[edit | edit source]
There is an operating system based on the Linux kernel which uses the Nix package manager for package management.
Documentation[edit | edit source]
There is a very long point-by-point document outlying Nix's advantages as "pills" available at https://nixos.org/nixos/nix-pills/
Links[edit | edit source]
Nix's website is at https://nixos.org/