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=== Chat ===
 
=== Chat ===
  
==== IRC on Freenode ====
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==== Matrix ====
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There is an official Nix chat presence on Matrix.  There is a [https://matrix.to/#/#community:nixos.org NixOS Community Space] containing rooms on many Nix topics.  Matrix Spaces are a beta feature, not supported by all clients or homeservers.  The main Nix Matrix room is [https://matrix.to/#/#nix:nixos.org #nix:nixos.org].
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If your client doesn't support spaces see [[MatrixRooms]] for a list of rooms.
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==== IRC ====
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There is a Nix presence on [https://libera.chat/ the Libera.Chat IRC network]; the primary user channel is [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos #nixos], and the development channel is [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-dev #nixos-dev].
  
Nix community chat channels are hosted on [http://freenode.net/ the Freenode IRC network]; the primary official user channel is [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos #nixos]<sup>[https://botbot.me/freenode/nixos/ logs]</sup>, the development channel is [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-dev #nixos-dev] and the wiki channel is [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-wiki #nixos-wiki]<sup>[https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-wiki/ logs]</sup>.
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Previously, the Nix channels were on Freenode, a different IRC network. There are [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/ public logs] from the Freenode versions of these channels.  There is no logging set up on the Libera.Chat versions (yet).
  
 
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! Channel
 
! Channel
 
! Description
 
! Description
! Log
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos #nixos]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos/nixos #nixos]
 
| General NixOS and Nix help
 
| General NixOS and Nix help
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nix-darwin #nix-darwin]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos/nix-darwin #nix-darwin]
 
| Nix on macOS
 
| Nix on macOS
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nix-darwin/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-aarch64 #nixos-aarch64]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-chat #nixos-chat]
| NixOS on ARM (64 bits)
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| An informal channel for chit-chatting when going off-topic on the main channel.
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-aarch64/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos #nixos-borg]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-dev #nixos-dev]
| The <tt>ofborg</tt> development channel.
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| Nix and NixOS development (#nixos for questions)
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-borg/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos #nixos-chat]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-gm #nixos-gm]
| An informal channel for chit-chatting when going off-topic on the main channel.
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| A social channel for gender minorities in the NixOS community.  This is an invite only channel. Introduce yourself in [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-gm-invites #nixos-gm-invites] and someone will invite you.
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-chat/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-dev #nixos-dev]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-on-your-router #nixos-on-your-router]
| Nix and NixOS development (#nixos for questions)
 
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-dev/ logs]
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-on-your-router #nixos-on-your-router]
 
 
| Using NixOS on/as a router
 
| Using NixOS on/as a router
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-on-your-router/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-wiki #nixos-wiki]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-wiki #nixos-wiki]
 
| Wiki coordination channel
 
| Wiki coordination channel
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-wiki/ logs]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-emacs #nixos-emacs]
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| Nix Emacs discussions
 
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! Channel
 
! Channel
 
! Description
 
! Description
! Log
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-cs #nixos-cs]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-cs #nixos-cs]
 
| Czech and Slovak NixOS community
 
| Czech and Slovak NixOS community
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-cs/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-fr #nixos-fr]
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! [ircs://irc.libera.chat:6697/nixos-fr #nixos-fr]
 
| French NixOS community
 
| French NixOS community
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-fr/ logs]
 
 
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! [irc://irc.freenode.net/nixos-fr #nixos-de]
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! [irc://irc.hackint.org/nixos #nixos]
| German NixOS community (formerly #krebs)
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| German NixOS community on [https://hackint.org hackint.org irc network] (webchat version: https://webirc.hackint.org)
| [https://logs.nix.samueldr.com/nixos-de/ logs]
 
 
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==== Matrix ====
 
 
In addition to these IRC channels there is also the unofficial [https://riot.im/app/#/room/#nix:matrix.org NixOS matrix channel].
 
  
 
==== Discord ====
 
==== Discord ====
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==== Telegram ====
 
==== Telegram ====
There are some regional telegram groups dedicated to NixOS:
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There are some regional Telegram groups dedicated to NixOS:
 
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! Languages
 
! Languages
 
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! [https://t.me/NixOS_zh @NixOS_zh]
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! [https://t.me/NixOS_zhcn @NixOS_zhcn]
 
| Chinese, English
 
| Chinese, English
 
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! [https://t.me/ru_nixos @ru_nixos]
 
! [https://t.me/ru_nixos @ru_nixos]
 
| Russian, English
 
| Russian, English
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! [https://t.me/nixos_en @nixos_en]
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| English
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! [https://t.me/nixosbr @nixosbr]
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| Portuguese
 
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=== Mailinglist ===
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=== Discourse forum ===
 
 
There is currently only one official Mailinglist related to NixOS, [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nix-devel nix-devel]. You don't need to be a developer to use this mailing list, although much of the discussion delves into deeper technical issues. Note that it is currently being [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nix-devel/rosQdK40mas replaced by the NixOS Discourse forum], see below.
 
  
=== Forums ===
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For a free-form discussion forum, checkout the [https://discourse.nixos.org/ official NixOS Discourse] or the [https://www.reddit.com/r/NixOS/ NixOS subreddit]. For Q&A style discussion of any Nix related issues, check out Stack Overflow questions tagged [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nix Nix],[https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixos NixOS], [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixops NixOps] and [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixpkgs Nixpkgs].
  
For a free-form discussion forum, checkout the [https://discourse.nixos.org/ NixOS Discourse] or the [https://www.reddit.com/r/NixOS/ NixOS Reddit channel]. For Q&A style discussion of any Nix related issues, check out stack overflow questions tagged  [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nix Nix],[https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixos NixOS], [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixops NixOps] and [https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/nixpkgs Nixpkgs].
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=== Videos ===
  
=== YouTube ===
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NixCon has an official Fediverse presence, [https://conf.tube/accounts/nixcon/video-channels @nixcon@conf.tube], where talk videos are published.
  
You can find [https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nixos a variety of talks and demos of Nix-related material] on YouTube. Of particular note are the [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgknCdxP89ReQzhfKwMYjLdwWsc7us8ns NixCon 2017 Talks] and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvH5qU1qBXY&list=PL_IxoDz1Nq2Y7mIxMZ28mVtjRbbnlVdmy NixCon 2015 Videos]
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You can also find [https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nixos a variety of talks and demos of Nix-related material], including videos from older NixCons, on YouTube.
  
 
=== Twitter ===
 
=== Twitter ===
  
 
The NixOS Foundation has an [https://twitter.com/nixos_org official Twitter account], and the hashtag [https://twitter.com/hashtag/NixOS #NixOS] is handy to find content related to the Nix Ecosystem (#nix is too ambiguous).
 
The NixOS Foundation has an [https://twitter.com/nixos_org official Twitter account], and the hashtag [https://twitter.com/hashtag/NixOS #NixOS] is handy to find content related to the Nix Ecosystem (#nix is too ambiguous).
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=== Streaming ===
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* [https://www.twitch.tv/peti343 Peti] - Weekly Haskell packaging
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* [https://zimbatm.com/NixFriday/ NixFriday] - Weekly Nix teaching sessions
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=== Mailing list (no longer used) ===
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There was previously an official mailing list related to NixOS, [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/nix-devel nix-devel]. It has been [https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/nix-devel/rosQdK40mas replaced by the NixOS Discourse forum], see above.
  
 
== Events ==
 
== Events ==
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==== Europe ====
 
==== Europe ====
  
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* [https://discourse.nixos.org/t/german-casual-mumble-meetup-every-thursday-19-00-23-00-cest/7941 German mumble meetup]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/ Berlin, Germany]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/ Berlin, Germany]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/NixOS-London/ London, UK]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/NixOS-London/ London, UK]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Munich-NixOS-Meetup/ Munich, Germany]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Munich-NixOS-Meetup/ Munich, Germany]
* [https://www.meetup.com/NixOS-Dublin/ Dublin, Ireland]
 
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Amsterdam-Nix-Meetup/ Amsterdam, the Netherlands]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Amsterdam-Nix-Meetup/ Amsterdam, the Netherlands]
* [https://www.meetup.com/Hamburg-NixOS-Meetup/ Hamburg, Germany]
 
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Meetup-NixOS-Montpellier/ Montpellier, France]
 
* [https://www.meetup.com/Meetup-NixOS-Montpellier/ Montpellier, France]
* [https://www.meetup.com/NixOS-Polska/ Wroclaw, Poland]
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* [https://www.meetup.com/Suisse-Romande-NixOS-User-Group/ Romandie, Switzerland]
  
 
==== North-America ====
 
==== North-America ====
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NixCon is the official Nix Ecosystem conference, which in the future will occur on a yearly basis. Previous NixCons:
 
NixCon is the official Nix Ecosystem conference, which in the future will occur on a yearly basis. Previous NixCons:
  
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* [https://2020.nixcon.org/ NixCon 2020]
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* [https://2019.nixcon.org/ NixCon 2019]
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* [http://nixcon2018.org/ NixCon 2018]
 
* [http://nixcon2017.org/ NixCon 2017]
 
* [http://nixcon2017.org/ NixCon 2017]
 
* [https://nixos.github.io/nixcon/2015/index.html NixCon 2015]
 
* [https://nixos.github.io/nixcon/2015/index.html NixCon 2015]

Latest revision as of 21:53, 10 June 2021

This article provides an overview of various ways of engaging the Nix community. See the Nix Community article to learn more about who we are, and the official NixOS community page for more information.

Online

Chat

Matrix

There is an official Nix chat presence on Matrix. There is a NixOS Community Space containing rooms on many Nix topics. Matrix Spaces are a beta feature, not supported by all clients or homeservers. The main Nix Matrix room is #nix:nixos.org.

If your client doesn't support spaces see MatrixRooms for a list of rooms.

IRC

There is a Nix presence on the Libera.Chat IRC network; the primary user channel is #nixos, and the development channel is #nixos-dev.

Previously, the Nix channels were on Freenode, a different IRC network. There are public logs from the Freenode versions of these channels. There is no logging set up on the Libera.Chat versions (yet).

Nix and NixOS channels
Channel Description
#nixos General NixOS and Nix help
#nix-darwin Nix on macOS
#nixos-chat An informal channel for chit-chatting when going off-topic on the main channel.
#nixos-dev Nix and NixOS development (#nixos for questions)
#nixos-gm A social channel for gender minorities in the NixOS community. This is an invite only channel. Introduce yourself in #nixos-gm-invites and someone will invite you.
#nixos-on-your-router Using NixOS on/as a router
#nixos-wiki Wiki coordination channel
#nixos-emacs Nix Emacs discussions
Regional channels
Channel Description
#nixos-cs Czech and Slovak NixOS community
#nixos-fr French NixOS community
#nixos German NixOS community on hackint.org irc network (webchat version: https://webirc.hackint.org)

Discord

An unofficial Discord server is available at discord.gg/RbvHtGa.

Telegram

There are some regional Telegram groups dedicated to NixOS:

Regional Telegram channels
Channel Languages
@NixOS_zhcn Chinese, English
@ru_nixos Russian, English
@nixos_en English
@nixosbr Portuguese

Discourse forum

For a free-form discussion forum, checkout the official NixOS Discourse or the NixOS subreddit. For Q&A style discussion of any Nix related issues, check out Stack Overflow questions tagged Nix,NixOS, NixOps and Nixpkgs.

Videos

NixCon has an official Fediverse presence, @nixcon@conf.tube, where talk videos are published.

You can also find a variety of talks and demos of Nix-related material, including videos from older NixCons, on YouTube.

Twitter

The NixOS Foundation has an official Twitter account, and the hashtag #NixOS is handy to find content related to the Nix Ecosystem (#nix is too ambiguous).

Streaming

  • Peti - Weekly Haskell packaging
  • NixFriday - Weekly Nix teaching sessions

Mailing list (no longer used)

There was previously an official mailing list related to NixOS, nix-devel. It has been replaced by the NixOS Discourse forum, see above.

Events

Meetups

An ever-growing number of Nix and NixOS related meetups can be found on meetup.com. In this section, we list regional meetups dedicated to NixOS and the Nix Ecosystem; if you cannot find a meetup near you, try seeking out a functional programming or DevOps meetup in your area, as Nix-related topics can often be discussed in such a context.

Europe

North-America

Asia

NixCon

NixCon is the official Nix Ecosystem conference, which in the future will occur on a yearly basis. Previous NixCons: