Package NixOS

Linux distro with a unique approach to package management

NixOS is a Linux distribution with a unique approach to package and configuration management. Built on top of the Nix package manager, it is completely declarative, makes upgrading systems reliable, and has many other advantages.

Version: 21.11

File Formats

configuration.nix NixOS system configuration specification

System Administration

nixos-build-vms build a network of virtual machines from a network of NixOS configurations
nixos-enter run a command in a NixOS chroot environment
nixos-generate-config generate NixOS configuration modules
nixos-install install bootloader and NixOS
nixos-option inspect a NixOS configuration
nixos-rebuild reconfigure a NixOS machine
nixos-version show the NixOS version