guix-package

guix-package

TLDR

Install a new package

$ guix package -i [package_name]
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Remove a package
$ guix package -r [package_name]
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Search the package database for a regular expression
$ guix package -s "[search_pattern]"
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List installed packages
$ guix package -I
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List generations
$ guix package -l
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Roll back to the previous generation
$ guix package --roll-back
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SYNOPSIS

guix package [OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION

Install, remove, or upgrade packages in a single transaction.

-i, --install PACKAGE ...

install PACKAGEs

-e, --install-from-expression=EXP

install the package EXP evaluates to

-f, --install-from-file=FILE

install the package that the code within FILE evaluates to

-r, --remove PACKAGE ...

remove PACKAGEs

-u, --upgrade[=REGEXP] upgrade all the installed packages matching REGEXP

-m, --manifest=FILE

create a new profile generation with the manifest from FILE

--do-not-upgrade[=REGEXP] do not upgrade any packages matching REGEXP

--roll-back

roll back to the previous generation

--search-paths[=KIND]

display needed environment variable definitions

-l, --list-generations[=PATTERN]

list generations matching PATTERN

-d, --delete-generations[=PATTERN]

delete generations matching PATTERN

-S, --switch-generation=PATTERN

switch to a generation matching PATTERN

-p, --profile=PROFILE

use PROFILE instead of the user's default profile

--list-profiles

list the user's profiles

--allow-collisions do not treat collisions in the profile as an error

--bootstrap

use the bootstrap Guile to build the profile

-v, --verbosity=LEVEL

use the given verbosity LEVEL

-s, --search=REGEXP

search in synopsis and description using REGEXP

-I, --list-installed[=REGEXP]

list installed packages matching REGEXP

-A, --list-available[=REGEXP]

list available packages matching REGEXP

--show=PACKAGE

show details about PACKAGE

-L, --load-path=DIR

prepend DIR to the package module search path

-K, --keep-failed

keep build tree of failed builds

-k, --keep-going

keep going when some of the derivations fail

-n, --dry-run

do not build the derivations

--fallback

fall back to building when the substituter fails

--no-substitutes

build instead of resorting to pre-built substitutes

--substitute-urls=URLS

fetch substitute from URLS if they are authorized

--no-grafts

do not graft packages

--no-offload

do not attempt to offload builds

--max-silent-time=SECONDS

mark the build as failed after SECONDS of silence

--timeout=SECONDS

mark the build as failed after SECONDS of activity

--rounds=N

build N times in a row to detect non-determinism

-c, --cores=N

allow the use of up to N CPU cores for the build

-M, --max-jobs=N

allow at most N build jobs

--debug=LEVEL

produce debugging output at LEVEL

--help-transform

list package transformation options not shown here

-h, --help

display this help and exit

-V, --version

display version information and exit

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to: bug-guix@gnu.org.
GNU Guix home page: <https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/>
General help using Guix and GNU software: <https://guix.gnu.org/help/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2020 the Guix authors License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for guix package (GNU Guix) is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and guix package (GNU Guix) programs are properly installed at your site, the command info guix should give you access to the complete manual.

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