Solus is an 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.
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.
1GB RAM (2GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
15GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
1024×768 resolution (on lower resolutions, press ALT to drag windows with the mouse if they don’t fit in the screen).
CPU SPEED: Dual Core 2.0 GHz+
RAM: 4 GB.
OS: Windows 7 64 bit and newer.
VIDEO CARD: DirectX10 Compatible 3D Card – Minimum GeForce 460 or equivalent – Integrated graphics (Intel) may not work well and have not been tested.
PIXEL SHADER: 4.0.