Nix

Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. Share your development and build environments across different machines.

NixOS is a Linux distribution with a unique approach to package and configuration management. Built on top of the Nix package manager, it is completely declarative, makes upgrading systems reliable, and has many other advantages.

Links

A Nix terminology primer by a newcomer   nixos docs

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