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NIX (Testing)

Introduction

The Sharcnet NIX module http://nixos.org/nix/ provides a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. The software is made availabe so users can download, build and locally install latest versions of software.

Availability Table

Version Default Module Systems
none True copper, goblin, iqaluk, monk, mosaic, orca, redfin, tembo, vdi-centos6, windeee, wobbie

Documentation

https://www.sharcnet.ca/help/index.php/NIX

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Announcements

o Nov 12,2015: Please note the sharcnet nix module is made available to the sharcnet community for * experimental * usage at the current time.

Change Log

o May 1,2015: Installed nix-env (Nix) 1.9 package onto angel, brown, copper, goblin, iqaluk, kraken, monk, mosaic, orca, redfin, saw, tembo, windeee and wobbie.