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Posts with mentions or reviews of nonguix. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-27.
  • After 30 Years, Linux Finally Hits 3% Market Share
    1 project | /r/linux | 11 Jul 2023
    I use the nonguix channel for non-free stuff It has the mainline linux kernel (instead of the free linux-libre), proprietary drivers and a bunch of other proprietary stuff.
  • Newbie needs some answers about making a decision about migrating to Gnu Guix Tool
    1 project | /r/GUIX | 10 Jul 2023
    Guix has these things called "channels" containing package definitions. They're actually just git repositories. nonguix was made to have nonfree stuff. It has a lot of stuff including the mainline linux kernel.
  • Other than flatpak, snap, or app image, what is your favorite stand alone package manager?
    1 project | /r/linuxmasterrace | 13 Jan 2023 you can use non free software if you need to. But the project itself is a gnu project and as such should not encourage users to use non free software.
  • Why all the NixOS hype? Did we all forget about Guix?
    6 projects | | 27 Dec 2022
    I think Guix approach is good, community helps with open-source packages, some third-party manages the non-free channels. And they are as easy to use

    There are flatpacks, snaps, appimages, PPAs, channels... why would you except a linux distro maintainer to work for free for a billion dollar company? Testing and maintain their software

  • Help evaluating GUIX for an embedded system use case
    1 project | /r/GUIX | 21 Oct 2022
    My background consists of using/developing Guix, openSUSE/SUSE as well of OBS. I'm a co-maintainer at nonguix, where we provide non-free software which is not allowed at upstream Guix. We even run our own little build service, called Cuirass. This softwore is developed mostly by :)
  • Guix for Development
    2 projects | | 24 Sep 2022
  • emacs-native-comp fails, but I get no indication what fails
    3 projects | /r/GUIX | 15 May 2022
    $ guix describe Generation 22 May 15 2022 19:02:44 (current) guix 9860c90 repository URL: branch: master commit: 9860c90e8e5362e0e843efbd45f4563b9746a196 guix-gaming-games 9924ad0 repository URL: branch: master commit: 9924ad0a66f98ea1b538761fd49521acf4f689a3 flat 094746c repository URL: branch: master commit: 094746c1e2e90f2df1e598ab1fd0abb4d75ce84d nonguix 1de0c32 repository URL: branch: master commit: 1de0c32142c54bc73af5556d5e45c77152b31f0f
  • Installation errors on Thinkpad T14s
    2 projects | /r/GUIX | 31 Jan 2022
    Thanks for the link. Although I was just planning to follow the steps in the repo.
  • Non-free packages
    1 project | /r/GUIX | 6 Jan 2022
    You'll want to read about "channels" which are additional software repositories you can include in Guix from anywhere, There are other channels, but the main one for non-free is
  • transactional supremacy
    1 project | /r/linuxmasterrace | 31 Dec 2021
    Even GNU Guix System (which is a fully libre, FSF approved distro) can be used to install non-free packages. All you have to do is add the nonguix repository.
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