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Setting up a development environment with Nix and Home Manager

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Remember when I played about with installing NixOS on an old MacBook Air? Recently, I decided that I would have a go at using Nix as a package manager on an ordinary macOS machine, in much the same way as using homebrew to install software, but more declarative and (hopefully) more reproducible. You may also recall that I tried this before with — shall we say — mixed results. Here’s how things went this time.

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