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DistroWatch.com: Solus

Solus

Last Update: 2017-08-17 23:15 UTC


Solus is a Linux distribution built from scratch. It uses a forked version of the PiSi package manager, maintained as "eopkg" within Solus, and a custom desktop environment called "Budgie", developed in-house. The Budgie desktop, which can be set to emulate the look and feel of the GNOME 2 desktop, is tightly integrated with the GNOME stack. The distribution is available for 64-bit computers only.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 11 (738), 6 months: 11 (797), 3 months: 9 (787), 4 weeks: 7 (906), 1 week: 2 (1,824)

Average visitor rating: 9.01/10 from 98 review(s).


Solus Summary
Distribution Solus
Home Page https://solus-project.com/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://solus-project.com/forums/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation https://solus-project.com/help-center/home/https://wiki.solus-project.com/
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Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://solus-project.com/download/LinuxTracker.org
Bug Tracker https://dev.solus-project.com/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2017-08-15: Distribution Release: Solus 3
 • 2017-04-18: Distribution Release: Solus 2017.04.18.0
 • 2017-01-02: Distribution Release: Solus 2017.01.01.0
 • 2016-10-19: Distribution Release: Solus 1.2.1
 • 2016-09-07: Distribution Release: Solus 1.2.0.5
 • 2016-06-20: Distribution Release: Solus 1.2
 • 2016-03-02: Distribution Release: Solus 1.1
 • 2015-12-27: Distribution Release: Solus 1.0
 • 2015-10-30: Development Release: Solus 1.0 RC1
 • 2015-05-17: Development Release: Solus 1.0 Beta 2
 • 2015-03-16: Development Release: Evolve OS Beta 1.1
 • 2015-01-26: Development Release: Evolve OS Beta 1
 • More Solus releases...

  Headlines:
 •2017-08-14 Solus supports Snap packages
 •2017-06-13 Ikey Doherty to work on Solus full-time
 •2017-05-23 Solus packaging KDE
 •2017-05-11 Solus improves Bluetooth support
 •2017-03-06 Solus rolling out improvements
 •2017-01-25 Budgie desktop to use Qt
 •2017-01-19 Solus adopts Flatpak
 •2016-12-13 Solus and Ubuntu MATE create Brisk Menu
 •2016-07-25 Solus embraces rolling release
 •2016-06-23 Solus plans future features
 • More Solus headlines...

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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

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Feature 3 2017.04.18.0 1.2.1
Release Date 2017-08-15 2017-04-18 2016-10-19
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 1145-1181MB    
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Budgie, GNOME, MATE Budgie, GNOME, MATE Budgie, MATE
Package Management Flatpak, eopkg (pisi fork), Snap Flatpak, eopkg (pisi fork) eopkg (pisi fork)
Release Model Rolling Rolling Rolling
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice --
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Init Software systemd systemd systemd
Journaled File Systems      
Multilingual      
Asian Language Support      
Full Package List 3 2017.04.18.0 1.2.1

Full Package List:   Solus 2017.04.18.0
  Number of packages: 622 (download as TXT)
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  •  accountsservice 0.6.43
  •  acl 2.2.52
  •  adwaita-icon-theme 3.24.0
  •  alsa-firmware 1.0.29
  •  alsa-lib 1.1.3
  •  alsa-plugins 1.1.1
  •  alsa-utils 1.1.3
  •  appstream-data 3
  •  appstream-glib 0.6.12
  •  arc-firefox-theme 52.20170311
  •  arc-gtk-theme 20170302
  •  arc-icon-theme 20160605
  •  atkmm 2.24.2
  •  atril 1.18.0
  •  at-spi2 2.22.0
  •  at-spi2-atk 2.22.0
  •  attr 2.4.47
  •  avahi 0.6.32
  •  baobab 3.24.0
  •  baselayout 1.8.0
  •  bash 4.3.042
  •  bash-completion 2.5
  •  bc 1.06.95
  •  blueman 2.0.4
  •  bluez 5.44
  •  breeze-cursor-theme 5.6.1
  •  brisk-menu 0.3.5
  •  budgie-desktop 10.3.1
  •  budgie-desktop-branding 8
  •  budgie-desktop-branding-livecd 8
  •  bzip2 1.0.6
  •  ca-certs 20170411
  •  cairomm 1.12.2
  •  caja 1.18.1
  •  caribou 0.4.21
  •  chrome-gnome-shell 9.0
  •  clr-boot-manager 1.5.2
  •  clutter 1.26.0
  •  clutter-gtk 1.8.2
  •  cogl 1.22.0
  •  coinmp 1.8.3
  •  colord 1.3.4
  •  comar 3.0.3
  •  comar-api 2.4.7
  •  compiz 0.9.13.1
  •  coreutils 8.26
  •  cpio 2.12
  •  cracklib 2.8.22
  •  cryptsetup 1.7.0
  •  cups 2.2.3
  •  cups-filters 1.13.4
  •  cups-pk-helper 0.2.5
  •  curl 7.53.1
  •  cyrus-sasl 2.1.26
  •  db5 5.3.21
  •  dbus 1.10.18
  •  dbus-glib 0.108
  •  dbus-launch 1.10.18
  •  dconf 0.26.0
  •  dconf-editor 3.22.3
  •  dejavu-fonts-ttf 2.37
  •  desktop-file-utils 0.23
  •  dhclient 4.3.2
  •  disktype 9
  •  djvulibre 3.5.27
  •  docbook-xml 4.5
  •  doflicky 5
  •  dosfstools 4.0
  •  dotconf 1.3
  •  dracut 041
  •  e2fsprogs 1.43.4
  •  enchant 1.6.0
  •  engrampa 1.18.1
  •  eog 3.24.0
  •  eom 1.18.1
  •  espeak-ng 1.49.1
  •  evince 3.24.0
  •  evolution-data-server 3.24.1
  •  exfat-utils 1.2.3
  •  exiv2 0.25
  •  expat 2.2.0
  •  faad 2.7
  •  faba-icon-theme 4.0
  •  faba-icon-theme-mono 4.3
  •  fdk-aac 0.1.5
  •  ffmpeg 3.2.4
  •  fftw 3.3.6
  •  file 5.30
  •  file-roller 3.24.0
  •  findutils 4.6.0
  •  firefox 52.0.2
  •  font-clear-sans-ttf 1.00
  •  fontconfig 2.12.1
  •  font-droid-ttf 1.00
  •  font-hack-ttf 2.020
  •  font-indic-ttf 0.5.14
  •  font-lateef-ttf 1
  •  font-symbola-ttf 9.0
  •  font-tlwg-ttf 0.6.3
  •  foomatic-db 4.0.20150819
  •  foomatic-db-engine 4.0.12
  •  freetype2 2.7
  •  freetype2-subpixel 2.7
  •  fribidi 0.19.7
  •  fuse 2.9.5
  •  fuse-exfat 1.2.0
  •  gawk 4.1.4
  •  gcab 0.7
  •  gcr 3.20.0
  •  gd 2.2.4
  •  gdbm 1.13
  •  gdk-pixbuf 2.36.6
  •  gdm 3.20.1
  •  gedit 3.22.0
  •  geoclue 2.4.4
  •  gettext 0.19.8.1
  •  ghostscript 9.21
  •  gjs 1.48.0
  •  glew 1.12.0
  •  glib2 2.52.1
  •  glibc 2.25
  •  glibmm 2.51.6
  •  glib-networking 2.50.0
  •  gmime 2.6.23
  •  gmp 6.1.2
  •  gnome-autoar 0.2.2
  •  gnome-backgrounds 3.24.0
  •  gnome-bluetooth 3.20.1
  •  gnome-calculator 3.24.0
  •  gnome-calendar 3.24.0
  •  gnome-color-manager 3.24.0
  •  gnome-control-center 3.24.1
  •  gnome-desktop-branding 5
  •  gnome-desktop-branding-livecd 5
  •  gnome-disk-utility 3.24.0
  •  gnome-doc-utils 0.20.10
  •  gnome-keyring 3.20.0
  •  gnome-mpv 0.11
  •  gnome-online-accounts 3.24.0
  •  gnome-screensaver 3.6.1
  •  gnome-screenshot 3.22.0
  •  gnome-session 3.24.1
  •  gnome-session-shell 3.24.1
  •  gnome-settings-daemon 3.24.1
  •  gnome-shell 3.24.1
  •  gnome-shell-extension-dash-to-dock 57
  •  gnome-shell-extension-impatience 0.4.3
  •  gnome-shell-extensions 3.24.1
  •  gnome-shell-extension-topicons-plus 20
  •  gnome-system-monitor 3.24.0
  •  gnome-system-tools 3.0.0
  •  gnome-terminal 3.24.0
  •  gnome-themes-standard 3.22.2
  •  gnome-tweak-tool 3.24.0
  •  gnome-user-docs 3.22.0
  •  gnupg 2.1.20
  •  gobject-introspection 1.52.0
  •  goofiboot 51
  •  gparted 0.28.0
  •  gpgme 1.9.0
  •  gpm 1.20.7
  •  graphite2 1.3.9
  •  grep 3.0
  •  grilo 0.3.3
  •  grub2 2.0.2_beta2
  •  gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.24.0
  •  gspell 1.4.0
  •  gstreamer-1.0 1.10.4
  •  gstreamer-1.0-libav 1.10.4
  •  gstreamer-1.0-plugins-bad 1.10.4
  •  gstreamer-1.0-plugins-base 1.10.4
  •  gstreamer-1.0-plugins-good 1.10.4
  •  gstreamer-1.0-plugins-ugly 1.10.4
  •  gtk2-engine-murrine 0.98.2
  •  gutenprint 5.2.11
  •  gvfs 1.32.1
  •  gvfs-goa 1.32.1
  •  gzip 1.8
  •  harfbuzz 1.4.5
  •  hexchat 2.12.4
  •  hicolor-icon-theme 0.15
  •  hwdata 0.299
  •  hyphen 2.8.8
  •  ibus 1.5.14
  •  ijs 0.35
  •  indicator-application 17.04.20161201
  •  inetutils 1.9.4
  •  inotify-tools 3.14
  •  inxi 2.3.7
  •  iproute2 4.9.0
  •  iptables 1.6.0
  •  isl 0.16.1
  •  iso-codes 3.74
  •  jansson 2.7
  •  kbd 2.0.3
  •  kerberos 5.1.14
  •  kernel-glue 3
  •  kmod 17
  •  lame 3.99.5
  •  less 487
  •  liba52dec 0.7.4
  •  libabw 0.1.1
  •  libaio 0.3.11
  •  libao 1.2.0
  •  libappindicator 12.10.0
  •  libarchive 3.3.1
  •  libass 0.13.4
  •  libassuan 2.4.3
  •  libatasmart 0.19
  •  libatk 2.22.0
  •  libbluray 1.0.0
  •  libboost 1.62.0
  •  libcairo 1.14.8
  •  libcanberra 0.3
  •  libcap2 2.25
  •  libcddb 1.3.2
  •  libcdio 0.92
  •  libcdio-paranoia 10.2.0.93.1
  •  libcdr 0.1.3
  •  libcmis 0.5.1
  •  libcolord-gtk 0.1.26
  •  libcroco 0.6.11
  •  libdaemon 0.14
  •  libdbusmenu 16.04.0
  •  libdc1394 2.2.3
  •  libdmx 1.1.3
  •  libdrm 2.4.76
  •  libdv 1.0.0
  •  libdvbpsi 1.3.0
  •  libdvdcss 1.4.0
  •  libdvdnav 5.0.1
  •  libdvdread 5.0.0
  •  libebml 1.3.4
  •  libe-book 0.1.2
  •  libelf 0.168
  •  libepoxy 1.3.1
  •  libetonyek 0.1.6
  •  libevdev 1.5.6
  •  libevent 2.0.22
  •  libexempi 2.4.0
  •  libexif 0.6.21
  •  libexttextcat 3.4.4
  •  libffi 3.2.1
  •  libflac 1.3.2
  •  libfontenc 1.1.3
  •  libfreehand 0.1.1
  •  libgcc 6.3.0
  •  libgcrypt 1.7.6
  •  libgdata 0.17.5
  •  libgee 0.20.0
  •  libgeocode-glib 3.20.1
  •  libglade 2.6.4
  •  libglu 9.0.0
  •  libgnome-desktop 3.24.0
  •  libgnomekbd 3.22.0.1
  •  libgnome-keyring 3.12.0
  •  libgnome-menus 3.13.3
  •  libgnutls 3.5.11
  •  libgomp 6.3.0
  •  libgpg-error 1.27
  •  libgphoto2 2.5.8
  •  libgpod 0.8.3
  •  libgtk-2 2.24.28
  •  libgtk-3 3.22.12
  •  libgtkmm-2 2.24.5
  •  libgtkmm-3 3.22.0
  •  libgtksourceview 3.24.0
  •  libgtop 2.34.0
  •  libgusb 0.2.10
  •  libgweather 3.24.0
  •  libgxps 0.2.4
  •  libhunspell 1.3.3
  •  libical 2.0.0
  •  libice 1.0.9
  •  libicu 58.2
  •  libidn 1.33
  •  libimobiledevice 1.2.0
  •  libindicator 12.10.1
  •  libinput 1.6.0
  •  libixion 0.12.2
  •  libjpeg-turbo 1.5.1
  •  libjson-glib 1.2.8
  •  libkate 0.4.1
  •  libksba 1.3.5
  •  liblangtag 0.6.2
  •  liblcms2 2.8
  •  libmad 0.15.1b
  •  libmatekbd 1.18.1
  •  libmatemixer 1.18.0
  •  libmateweather 1.18.0
  •  libmatroska 1.4.5
  •  libmbim 1.12.2
  •  libmodplug 0.8.8.5
  •  libmpeg2 0.5.1
  •  libmspub 0.1.2
  •  libmtp 1.1.13
  •  libmwaw 0.3.11
  •  libndp 1.6
  •  libnettle 3.3
  •  libnl 3.2.21
  •  libnotify 0.7.7
  •  libnspr 4.14
  •  libnss 3.30.1
  •  liboauth 1.0.3
  •  libodfgen 0.1.6
  •  libogg 1.3.2
  •  liboobs 3.0.0
  •  liborcus 0.12.1
  •  libp11-kit 0.23.2
  •  libpagemaker 0.0.3
  •  libpaper 1.1.24
  •  libparted 3.2
  •  libpciaccess 0.13.5
  •  libpcre 8.40
  •  libpeas 1.20.0
  •  libpipeline 1.4.1
  •  libplist 1.12
  •  libpng 1.5.28
  •  libproxy 0.4.14
  •  libpwquality 1.3.0
  •  libqmi 1.12.6
  •  libraw1394 2.0.5
  •  libreoffice-calc 5.3.2.2
  •  libreoffice-common 5.3.2.2
  •  libreoffice-draw 5.3.2.2
  •  libreoffice-impress 5.3.2.2
  •  libreoffice-writer 5.3.2.2
  •  librest 0.8.0
  •  librevenge 0.0.4
  •  librsvg 2.40.16
  •  libsamplerate 0.1.9
  •  libsecret 0.18.5
  •  libshout 2.4.1
  •  libsigc++ 2.10.0
  •  libsm 1.2.2
  •  libsndfile 1.0.28
  •  libsoup 2.56.0
  •  libspectre 0.2.8
  •  libspeex 1.2.1
  •  libssh2 1.7.0
  •  libstartup-notification 0.12
  •  libstdc++ 6.3.0
  •  libtasn1 4.10
  •  libtelepathy-glib 0.24.1
  •  libtheora 1.1.1
  •  libtiff 4.0.7
  •  libtimezonemap 0.4.5
  •  libtool 2.4.6
  •  libunistring 0.9.4
  •  libupnp 1.6.21
  •  libusb 1.0.21
  •  libusbmuxd 1.0.10
  •  libva 1.8.1
  •  libvdpau 1.1.1
  •  libvisio 0.1.5
  •  libvorbis 1.3.5
  •  libvpx 1.6.1
  •  libvte 0.48.2
  •  libwacom 0.24
  •  libwebkit-gtk 2.16.1
  •  libwebp 0.6.0
  •  libwnck 3.20.1
  •  libwpd 0.10.1
  •  libwpg 0.3.1
  •  libwps 0.4.6
  •  libx11 1.6.4
  •  libxau 1.0.8
  •  libxcb 1.12
  •  libxcomposite 0.4.4
  •  libxcursor 1.1.14
  •  libxdamage 1.1.4
  •  libxdmcp 1.1.2
  •  libxext 1.3.3
  •  libxfixes 5.0.3
  •  libxfont 1.5.2
  •  libxft 2.3.2
  •  libxi 1.7.8
  •  libxinerama 1.1.3
  •  libxkbcommon 0.7.1
  •  libxkbfile 1.0.9
  •  libxklavier 5.4
  •  libxml2 2.9.4
  •  libxmu 1.1.2
  •  libxpm 3.5.12
  •  libxrandr 1.5.1
  •  libxrender 0.9.10
  •  libxres 1.0.7
  •  libxscrnsaver 1.2.2
  •  libxshmfence 1.2
  •  libxslt 1.1.29
  •  libxt 1.1.5
  •  libxtst 1.2.3
  •  libxv 1.0.11
  •  libxxf86dga 1.1.4
  •  libxxf86vm 1.1.4
  •  lightdm 1.15.0
  •  lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0.2
  •  linux-driver-management 0.0.2
  •  linux-firmware 20170404
  •  linux-lts 4.9.22
  •  linux-tools-cpupower 4.9.21
  •  llvm 3.9.1
  •  lm_sensors 3.4.0
  •  lsb-release 1.4
  •  lua 5.1.5
  •  lvm2 2.02.168
  •  lz4 131
  •  lzip 1.16
  •  lzo 2.09
  •  man-db 2.7.5
  •  marco 1.18.0
  •  mate-applets 1.18.1
  •  mate-calc 1.18.0
  •  mate-control-center 1.18.1
  •  mate-desktop 1.18.0
  •  mate-desktop-branding 14
  •  mate-desktop-branding-livecd 14
  •  mate-indicator-applet 1.18.0
  •  mate-media 1.18.0
  •  mate-menus 1.18.0
  •  mate-notification-daemon 1.18.0
  •  mate-notification-theme-slate 4
  •  mate-panel 1.18.1
  •  mate-polkit 1.18.0
  •  mate-power-manager 1.18.0
  •  mate-screensaver 1.18.0
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Version: 3
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-08-19
Votes: 0


Solus is an extremely polished distribution, with active and responsive developers. The distro is very stable and in 6 months I have only had one problem, that being the new NVIDIA drivers. Luckily you can easily rollback packages on Solus with eopkg. The distro is very modern unlike many others, themes and icons are beautiful out of the box. The only reason why I don't give Solus a ten is because it still lacks some packages.


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Version: 3
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Date: 2017-08-19
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simple, fast, lightweight & one of the best distro out there !


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Version: 3
Rating: 10
Date: 2017-08-19
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I rate this distro a 10-
Ease of installation 10
Productivity out of the box 10
Apps installed- and available 10
Look and feel-10
Performance 10 (excellent performance)

Mint, Ubuntu, Manjaro, Antergos users give this distro a run! It's worth it!



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