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Using NixOS Search sometimes return many packages, Is there any way to trim down by excluding, for example, Python, Rust or Haskell packages? I can’t find such a feature if it exists…

There is a Package sets option on the left of the search page which you can click on and filter the packages.

@figsoda thanks for replying

The package sets include only the selected (and you can only select 1) - I want to exclude.

For example, “kernel” returns 2583 packages, of which 2390 are linuxkernel. So excluding linuxkernel allows me to scan through a few hundred instead.


you can use * as wildcard, for example kernel*hard*xone will give you five results

There is a No package set option if that’s what you want

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