Am currently working on a release that includes NixOS package manager. Iso is named archbang-nix-rc and will allow users to try out nix package manager live.
NixOS site has a wealth of information, wiki, guides etc so visit site
Once you boot ArchBang, set up networking (wired should work automatically), then open a terminal and run:
This basically sets up pacman manager in a similar way to running pacman -Syy
Now to test if it is working:
nix-env -iA nixpkgs.hello
Looks weird but basically you installing a small application called hello
If you get a message in return everything is set up and ready to go….
Now currently NixOS has some 80,000 packages available so go check out website and have a look at anything that may be of use.
Will upload an iso very shortly, any questions or comments please feel free to contact me. Think if I get some interest then I add in more information on how it all works, where I have made changes to ArchBang, removing it.. where things are etc…
Thanks also to NixOS for allowing me to ship ArchBang with nix 😉
Stay safe ….