Solus

Solus is an indepedent rolling distribution that is focused on improving the experience of desktop GNU/Linux users. It features its own package management system -- forked from Pardus Linux's PiSi package manager, and its in house developed GNOME stack based Budgie desktop environment.

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Estimated UsageUnknown
Inception YearDec. 27, 2015, 6 p.m.
CountryIreland
Websitehttps://getsol.us
Download Portalhttps://getsol.us/download/
Documentation PortalNone
Development Portalhttps://dev.getsol.us/
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Distribution BaseIndependent/Original
Architectures64-bit PC (AMD64, Intel 64, x86_64)
Init Systemsystemd
C Standard LibraryGNU C Standard Library (glibc)
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Distribution Default Package Format.eopkg
Distribution Default Low Level Package Manager
Distribution Default Package Manager Database
Distribution Default CLI Binary Package Managereopkg
Distribution Default GUI Binary Package ManagerSoftware Center
Distribution Default CLI Source Package Manager
Distribution Default GUI Source Package Manager
Distribution Default Build System

Editions/Variants/Spins

LogoDistribution Edition ScreenshotEditionRelease TypeRelease FrequencyDistribution BaseDesktop Environment
BudgieRollingNoneIndependent/OriginalBudgie
Solus Plasma EditionNoneNoneIndependent/OriginalPlasma

Reviewed Releases

LogoRelease ScreenshotRelease NameRelease VersionRelease Distribution EditionRelease DateReview Publication DateReview Title
None3.9999BudgieSept. 20, 2018Oct. 10, 2018, 9 p.m.Solus 3.9999 Review
Fortitude4.1Solus Plasma EditionJan. 25, 2020Feb. 28, 2020, 3 p.m.Solus 4.1 Fortitude Review [Plasma Edition]