GNU/Hurd support has been integrated in Guix.

QEMU Image

There is a QEMU image with Guix GNU/Hurd pre-installed available at


As Hurd support is integrated in Guix, the official documentation ( also works for Hurd.

Guix has even support in its configuration language for creating Hurd VMs from a running Guix system (


At the time of writing, the official Guix manual says that "This configuration is experimental and under development. The easiest way for you to give it a try is by setting up an instance of hurd-vm-service-type on your GNU/Linux machine (see hurd-vm-service-type). See Contributing, on how to help!" (