nixos-rebuild

nixos-rebuild

TLDR

Build and switch to the new configuration, making it the boot default

$ sudo nixos-rebuild switch
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Build and switch to the new configuration, making it the boot default and naming the boot entry
$ sudo nixos-rebuild switch -p [name]
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Build and switch to the new configuration, making it the boot default and installing updates
$ sudo nixos-rebuild switch --upgrade
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Rollback changes to the configuration, switching to the previous generation
$ sudo nixos-rebuild switch --rollback
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Build the new configuration and make it the boot default without switching to it
$ sudo nixos-rebuild boot
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Build and activate the new configuration, but don't make a boot entry (for testing purposes)
$ sudo nixos-rebuild test
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Build the configuration and open it in a virtual machine
$ sudo nixos-rebuild build-vm
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