Posts tagged "nixos"

Nix: override packages with overlays

In which we take a first look at Nix overlays, a mechanism which allows you to override and modify the package sets, and at how we can use that to get more up-to-date versions of our tools.

Building a custom NixOS installer

In which we look at how to create custom installers for NixOS, useful for cases where you need or want certain packages available in the installer and where you don't have internet access. A short introduction that gives you pretty much all you'd need.

Docking pains

In which I install Docker, fumble with user groups, realize my root partition is running out of space, and spend far too much time on something I expected to be a simple matter.