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Nix vs RubyGems: What are the differences?

Nix: A package manager for Linux and other Unix systems *. It makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments; *RubyGems:** Easily download, install, and use ruby software packages on your system. It is a package manager for the Ruby programming language that provides a standard format for distributing Ruby programs and libraries, a tool designed to easily manage the installation of gems, and a server for distributing them.

Nix and RubyGems can be categorized as "Package Managers" tools.

Nix is an open source tool with 3.43K GitHub stars and 583 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Nix's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Nix?

It makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup of build environments.

What is RubyGems?

It is a package manager for the Ruby programming language that provides a standard format for distributing Ruby programs and libraries, a tool designed to easily manage the installation of gems, and a server for distributing them.

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