NixOS 17.09 Released With GNOME 3.24, Various Low-Level Improvements
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 2 October 2017 at 04:37 PM EDT. 4 Comments
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Version 17.09 of the NixOS Linux distribution built around the Nix package manager is out with a new release.

NixOS 17.09 "Hummingbird" ships with GNOME 3.24, touchpad support via libinput with deprecating the Synaptics driver, removal of Compiz support, dropping GrSecurity/PaX patches, updated ZFS support and a ton of other package updates that came about over the past six months.

More details on NixOS 17.09 can be found via the release notes at NixOS.org.

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