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GNU Guix: Celebrating 10 years of Guix in Paris, 16–18 September

It’s been ten years of
GNU Guix
! To
celebrate, and to share knowledge and enthusiasm, a birthday
will take place on September
16–18th, 2022
, in Paris, France. The program is being finalized, but
you can already register!

10 year anniversary artwork

This is a community event with several twists to it:

  • Friday, September 16th, is dedicated to reproducible research
    workflows and high-performance computing
    (HPC)—the focuses of the
    Guix-HPC effort. It will consist of talks
    and experience reports by scientists and practitioners.
  • Saturday targets Guix and free software enthusiasts, users and
    developers alike. We will reflect on ten years of Guix, show what
    it has to offer, and present on-going developments and future
  • on Sunday, users, developers, developers-to-be, and other
    contributors will discuss technical and community topics and
    join forces for hacking sessions, unconference

Check out the web site and consider
registering as soon as possible so we can better estimate the size of
the birthday cake!

If you’re interested in presenting a topic, in facilitating a session,
or in organizing a hackathon, please get in touch with the organizers at
guix-birthday-event@gnu.org and we’ll be happy to make room for you.
We’re also looking for people to help with logistics, in particular
during the event; please let us know if you can give a hand.

Whether you’re a scientist, an enthusiast, or a power user, we’d love to
see you in September. Stay tuned for updates!

About GNU Guix

GNU Guix is a transactional package manager and
an advanced distribution of the GNU system that respects user
Guix can be used on top of any system running the Hurd or the Linux
kernel, or it can be used as a standalone operating system distribution
for i686, x86_64, ARMv7, AArch64 and POWER9 machines.

In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports
transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management,
per-user profiles, and garbage collection. When used as a standalone
GNU/Linux distribution, Guix offers a declarative, stateless approach to
operating system configuration management. Guix is highly customizable
and hackable through Guile
programming interfaces and extensions to the
Scheme language.

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Source: Planet GNU

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