Nix home-manager

Open-source Nix projects categorized as home-manager

Top 23 Nix home-manager Projects

  • nix-on-droid

    Nix-enabled environment for your Android device.

    Project mention: 20 Years of Nix | | 2023-03-18

    I doubt your setup needed recompiling the Nix binary itself at any point. Even I did that more out of love of adventure than for any practical reasons, it’s just that the scars are still there.

    And you know what, the evaluation time thing might just be a bug. Or at least I don’t see any other reason why (e.g.) `nix-shell -p yt-dlp` in my Nix-on-Droid[1] installation works reasonably fast but `nix shell nixpkgs#yt-dlp` takes minutes.


  • nix-config

    :space_invader: NixOS configuration

    Project mention: Best way to setup Nvim on NixOS? | | 2023-01-08

    Power user, gvolpe has a great config that heavily customizes nvim.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • nix-starter-configs

    Simple and documented config templates to help you get started with NixOS + home-manager + flakes. All the boilerplate you need!

    Project mention: Zero to Nix, an unofficial, opinionated, gentle introduction to Nix | | 2023-01-23 is probably the closest to that right now.

  • impermanence

    Modules to help you handle persistent state on systems with ephemeral root storage [[email protected]]

    Project mention: Upgrading to NixOS 22.11 Issue | | 2023-01-24

    { imports = [ (modulesPath + "/installer/scan/not-detected.nix") "${builtins.fetchGit { url = ""; }}/system76" "${builtins.fetchGit { url = ""; }}/nixos.nix" ];

  • system

    Declarative system configurations using nixOS, nix-darwin, and home-manager

    Project mention: Does anyone haves a config for Hammerspoon similar to i3? | | 2022-08-22
  • nixpkgs

    My Nix system configs! (by malob)

  • nixos-config

    My Personal Nix, NixOS and Nix-Darwin System Configuration Flake (by MatthiasBenaets)

    Project mention: Hyprland - A dynamic tiling Wayland compositor based on wlroots that doesn't sacrifice on its looks | | 2022-10-10

    I also took a lot of inspiration from this NixOS config that I think demonstrates a lot of things you can do with them.

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • dotfiles

    NixOS system config & Home-Manager user config (by fufexan)

  • horus-nix-home

    This is my laptop nixos user environment provided by It includes full i3, polybar and personnal apps configuration, all in nix.

    Project mention: Qemu / virt-manager help | | 2022-07-23

    Here's an example of an i3-gaps config:

  • dconf2nix

    :feet: Convert Dconf files (e.g. Gnome Shell) to Nix, as expected by Home Manager

    Project mention: Migrating to NixOS, preparation. | | 2022-09-29

    If you use GNOME, you could probably export most of its settings with dconf2nix.

  • plasma-manager

    Manage KDE Plasma with Home Manager

    Project mention: Using KDE with nixos | | 2023-02-24

    however, there is the Plasma Manager which should give you similar or even the same experience as GNOME

  • snowflake

    A repository which contains my current Nix (flake-based) setup! (by Icy-Thought)

    Project mention: Fast OCR to clipboard | | 2023-01-22

    Managed to stitch a lua script together that does exactly this + promote a couple of language selections. (Will add other option tomorrow)

  • homeage

    runtime decrypted age secrets for nix home manager

    Project mention: how to store secrets needed at install time | | 2023-02-26

    I've heard good things about and seen sops-nix used on a few really solid configs. Others tend to use Age or Homeage.

  • base16.nix

    Make applications use your favourite base16 colorschemes on NixOS / home-manager.

  • dotfiles

    My personal dotfiles (by hardselius)

  • macOS-dotfiles

    :house: Procrastinating has never felt this productive (by noib3)

  • nix-rice

    A library to functionally define your configuration and theme (rice) with Nix

  • dotfiles

    My NixOS dotfiles (by KubqoA)

  • nix-config

    A collection of my system configs and dotfiles (by Gerschtli)

    Project mention: How do i setup a dev environment with Intellij, NodeJS and Nix-Shell? | | 2022-11-30

    I don't know how js stuff works with intellij but with python, go and java you can set the project sdk independently of the system wide config. I link e.g. jdk11 and jdk17 to ~/.sdks directory and set the sdk in intellij per project (see

  • nix-config

    Nix configurations (by Kranzes)

    Project mention: Adding Yubikey to LUKS without changing any key from Yubikey... | | 2022-11-05
  • nixcfg

    A modular, Wayland-enabled NixOS configuration. (by jakeisnt)

  • nix-home-manager

    Nix to manage my computing life

  • dotfiles

    My personal dotfiles, managed with Nix and home-manager (by ipetkov)

    Project mention: What Are Your Most Used Self Hosted Applications? | | 2022-05-04
  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-03-18.

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Project Stars
1 nix-on-droid 509
2 nix-config 475
3 nix-starter-configs 455
4 impermanence 447
5 system 308
6 nixpkgs 266
7 nixos-config 229
8 dotfiles 186
9 horus-nix-home 108
10 dconf2nix 105
11 plasma-manager 103
12 snowflake 102
13 homeage 88
14 base16.nix 87
15 dotfiles 77
16 macOS-dotfiles 67
17 nix-rice 62
18 dotfiles 43
19 nix-config 41
20 nix-config 23
21 nixcfg 19
22 nix-home-manager 10
23 dotfiles 10
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