I'm starting to go all in on NixOS. I've moved my laptop over. I'm now moving my matrix homeserver over from my FreeBSD machine to a new NixOS server. My desktop workstation will be last.

I've tried a few configuration management solutions over the last few years, but I guess I really wanted this at the OS level all along.


Now when/if NixOS supports different kernels and init systems, that'll just be grand.

Guix also looks good and I would actually prefer to try the guile configuration language and Shepherd init system, but the hard line against non-free software is a little too restrictive for all the hardware I have lying around right now.

I know I can patch Guix to support non-free software, but I don't want to maintain that at the moment. For now, I may run some Guix VMs and dabble.

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