Manual

The main source of information about installing and using NixOS is the NixOS manual. Inside a NixOS system, you can read the manual by running the command nixos-help, and you can see the list of configuration options by running man configuration.nix. You can also search the list of options online.

Discourse forum

Discourse is a forum where we have discussions and help users out with their questions. Visit the page and register with GitHub or email/password: https://discourse.nixos.org/.

IRC

You can drop by on the IRC channel #nixos on irc.freenode.net to chat with the developers or other users.

Nix Pills

The Nix Pills are to convince you to give Nix a try, and to complement the explanations from the more formal documents, in short digestable pieces.

Mailing lists

nix-security-announce@googlegroups.com is for security-related announcements. To subscribe, visit the nix-security-announce Google Group or send an email to nix-security-announce+subscribe@googlegroups.com.

Bugs

If you think you’ve found a bug, please report it in the Nixpkgs issue tracker (please use the label 6.topic: nixos).

Other resources

There are several other manuals:

Commercial support

For professional support, a number of consulting companies are available (sorted in alphabetical order):