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GNU Guix 1.2.0 released

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We are pleased to announce the release of GNU Guix version 1.2.0, right in time to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Guix!

The release comes with ISO-9660 installation images, a virtual machine image, and with tarballs to install the package manager on top of your GNU/Linux distro, either from source or from binaries. Guix users can update by running guix pull.

It’s been almost 7 months since the last release, during which 200 people contributed code and packages, and a number of people contributed to other important tasks—code review, system administration, translation, web site updates, Outreachy mentoring, you name it!

There’s been more than 10,200 commits in that time frame and it is the challenge of these release notes to summarize all that activity.

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GNU Guix 1.2 Adds Btrfs Subvolume Booting, New GNU Hurd Options

  • GNU Guix 1.2 Adds Btrfs Subvolume Booting, New GNU Hurd Options

    GNU Guix 1.2 is out today as both an update to the cross-platform package manager as well as the Guix System Linux distribution.

    This release comes after being in development the past half-year and also on the 8th anniversary of this GNU project. GNU Guix 1.2 comes with new features, performance improvements, and many fixes to the package manager as well as the GNU/Linux system distribution.

GNU Guix 1.2.0 Released With Linux-libre 5.9.3, GNOME 3.34.2...

  • GNU Guix 1.2.0 Released With Linux-libre 5.9.3, GNOME 3.34.2, More

    Celebrating the eighth anniversary of the GNU Guix project, Ludovic Courtès has announced the release of a new GNU Guix version 1.2.0.

    The latest v1.2.0 includes several new features, user interface, security update, performance improvements, and bug fixes. But before we see it in more detail, let me brief you about GNU Guix.

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