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If you use #NixOS or #nix and want to contribute with the new release (22.05), please check one of the failing builds from zh.fail/ and throw a PR at github.com/nixos/nixpkgs by following the instructions from this issue github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue.

Thank you!

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In 2013, someone requested a guided/graphical installer for for the first time. There have been at least 6 attempts so far that all failed. Now, 9 years later, we have finally merged an implementation based on the framework. It will be part of the stable release at the end of this month and is already available in unstable.

github.com/NixOS/nixos/issues/
github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue
github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue
github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/pull/

hydra.nixos.org/job/nixos/trun
hydra.nixos.org/job/nixos/trun

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Next up is hardware video decoding using VA-API on Wayland in . The RDD sandbox in Firefox restricts which paths the process can access and since we don't adhere to the FHS our paths are currently missing.

Now: We patch these in downstream
github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/pull/

Soon: Hopefully upstream inclusion
bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.

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Summer of Nix is back in 2022! ❤️
It will happen from 15th of July to 30th of September!

Summer of Nix is a paid summer program where you can learn, meet, and work with the Nix community.

Read more about it in the announcement:
discourse.nixos.org/t/summer-o

Feature Freeze day is approaching for NixOS 22.05, please raise your concerns in github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue

Release schedule: github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issue

Release manager for 22.05 is Janne Heß (aka dasJ).

Let's have a great 22.05 release cycle!

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