NixOS 15.09 Released: Ships Updated Desktops, Linux 3.18 Kernel
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 30 September 2015 at 10:04 PM EDT. 17 Comments
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NixOS, the "purely functional Linux distribution" built around the Nix package manager, is out with a new release.

NixOS 15.09 ships GNOME 3.16, Xfce 4.12, KDE Plasma 5.3.2 + KDE Frameworks 5.10, and Enlightenment E19 0.16.8.15 as desktop options. NixOS is powered by the Linux 3.18 kernel, GCC 4.9 compiler, and glibc 2.21 underneath. NixOS uses Nix 1.10, the latest version of their package manager.

More details on the NixOS 15.09 distribution release can be found via the release notes at NixOS.org.
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