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nix3-profile-rollback(1) General Commands Manual nix3-profile-rollback(1)

Warning: This program is experimental and its interface is subject to change.


nix profile rollback - roll back to the previous version or a specified version of a profile


nix profile rollback [option…]


Roll back your default profile to the previous version:

# nix profile rollback
switching profile from version 519 to 518
Switch your default profile to version 510:

# nix profile rollback --to 510
switching profile from version 518 to 510


This command switches a profile to the most recent version older than the currently active version, or if --to N is given, to version N of the profile. To see the available versions of a profile, use nix profile history.


  • --dry-run
    Show what this command would do without doing it.
  • --profile path
    The profile to update.
  • --to version
    The profile version to roll back to.