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[PATCH] doc: Document required setup steps for Nix service.

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Package: guix-patches; Reported by: Carlo Zancanaro <carlo@HIDDEN>; Keywords: patch; Done: Ludovic Courtès <ludo@HIDDEN>; Maintainer for guix-patches is guix-patches@HIDDEN.

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Carlo Zancanaro <carlo@HIDDEN> skribis:

> * doc/guix.texi (Nix service): Add specific channel setup commands, add
> commands to create profile directory.

Applied, thanks!




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* doc/guix.texi (Nix service): Add specific channel setup commands, add
commands to create profile directory.
---
 doc/guix.texi | 19 +++++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index b76df868f8..0ac245a376 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -40313,16 +40313,31 @@ Miscellaneous Services
 
 @itemize
 @item Add a Nix channel and update it.  See
-@url{https://nixos.org/nix/manual/, Nix Package Manager Guide}.
+@url{https://nixos.wiki/wiki/Nix_channels, Nix channels} for more
+information about the available channels.  If you would like to use the
+unstable Nix channel you can do this by running:
+
+@example
+$ nix-channel --add https://nixos.org/channels/nixpkgs-unstable
+$ nix-channel --update
+@end example
+
+@item Create your Nix profile directory:
+
+@example
+$ sudo mkdir -p /nix/var/nix/profiles/per-user/$USER
+$ sudo chown $USER:root /nix/var/nix/profiles/per-user/$USER
+@end example
 
 @item Create a symlink to your profile and activate Nix profile:
-@end itemize
 
 @example
 $ ln -s "/nix/var/nix/profiles/per-user/$USER/profile" ~/.nix-profile
 $ source /run/current-system/profile/etc/profile.d/nix.sh
 @end example
 
+@end itemize
+
 @end defvar
 
 @deftp {Data Type} nix-configuration

base-commit: a4464bd0975c811f18af98f69032b29bddda5b81
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2.41.0





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New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to guix-patches@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to guix-patches@HIDDEN:
bug#68950; Package guix-patches. Full text available.
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