Developer - Solus Team

Platform    - Desktop

OS Family - Linux

Solus is an free and open source Linux operating system designed for personal and home computers. It comes with its own desktop environment called "Budgie" which is derived from the GNOME desktop environment. More options are available for graphical user interfaces such as GNOME and MATE. Unlike other Linux operating systems, Solus provides curate rolling releases to all users, meaning that once the OS is installed on your system, it guarantees to receive frequent security and software updates, without the worry that your operating system will reach the end-of-life.

In terms of features, Solus brings you a variety of apps and tools in your personal / home computers, even suitable for office use, developers, professionals, and gamers. More apps can be easily install in your Solus through Software Center.

Features of Solus

Some of the notable features of Solus are:

  • All Linux features.
  • It has its own desktop environment called "Budgie".
  • Specifically designed for home computing.
  • Ships with various applications such as Firefox (web browser), GNOME MPV (media player), Rhythmbox (music player), Thunderbird (email client), and more.
  • Choose between different desktop environments such as GNOME, Mate, or Budgie.
  • Live session.
  • Multilingual.
  • Free and open source.

Solus Facts

  • Solus comes with its own desktop environment called "Budgie".
  • The Solus OS update is based on a curated rolling release model, which is why its slogan is "Install Today. Updates Forever".
  • Solus comes with Software Center, a graphical tool to easily install apps.

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