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<p>Nixpkgs is free software, released under a <a
MIT/X11 license</a>.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> if you are a NixOS user, you already have
Nixpkgs. You can update your copy of Nixpkgs to the latest version by
running <tt>nix-channel --update</tt>.</p>
<p>The usual way to obtain Nixpkgs is to subscribe to the Nixpkgs
channel, which always contains the latest version of Nixpkgs:</p>
<pre class="code">
$ nix-channel --add
$ nix-channel --update
<p>After this, you can <a
use <tt>nix-env</tt> to install available packages</a>.</p>
<p>If you want a source tarball, you can download one from our
continuous build system:</p>
<li><a href="">The
latest development release of Nixpkgs</a> (<a
tarball</a>, <a
href="">manual</a>, <a href="">status</a>)</li>
<section><h2>Old releases</h2>
<p>The following old releases of Nixpkgs are available:</p>
<div class="row">
<table class="table span3">
<tr><td class="reldate">2010-02-05</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.13</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2009-04-24</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.12</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2007-09-11</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.11</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2006-10-12</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.10</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2006-01-31</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.9</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2005-04-11</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.8</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2005-03-14</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.7</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2004-11-14</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.6</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2004-05-03</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.5.1</a></td></tr>
<tr><td class="reldate">2004-04-27</td><td><a href="">Nixpkgs 0.5</a></td></tr>
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