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Install Nix

Install Nix using the DeterminateSystems installer:

curl --proto '=https' --tlsv1.2 -sSf -L | sh -s -- install

Before proceeding, run Nix Health.


For a pleasant nix development environment experience, install direnv.

See also

  • NixOS, a Linux distro based on the Nix package manager.
  • nix-darwin, replaces homebrew and the like on macOS, using Nix.