Distribution Specific Guides by Distribution: NixOS

NixOS Configuration

May 1, 2015, 6 p.m.

One of the attractive features of NixOS is the ability to declaratively configure all aspects of the system from one configuration file called configuration.nix or for manageability, with this file and input files -- imports in the nix expression terminology --) that are called from this file. Even nix expressions (package build scripts) that can initiate a custom package build, starting from downloading a source tarball to configuring the custom package, can be integrated into …