The latest and recommended version of Nix is 1.11.8. The quickest way to install it on Linux and Mac OS X is to run the following in a shell (as a user other than root):
$ curl https://nixos.org/nix/install | shMake sure to follow the instructions output by the script. You may want to verify the integrity of the installation script using GPG:
$ curl -O https://nixos.org/nix/install $ curl -O https://nixos.org/nix/install.sig $ gpg2 --verify ./install.sig $ sh ./installThe signing key has fingerprint B541 D553 0127 0E0B CF15 CA5D 8170 B472 6D71 98DE.
The installation script requires that you have sudo access to root, unless the directory /nix already exists and is writable by you. You can uninstall Nix simply by running rm -rf /nix. See the manual for more information.
The following are also available:
You can grab the latest bleeding-edge pre-release from our continuous build system:
Old releases are also available.