Solus released version 1.0 of its operating system

Dec

30

2015

Developer Group The Solus Project has released the first version of its Solus operating system. Solus 1.0 is intended for use on desktops, and is only suitable for 64-bit computers. It distinguishes itself with its own desktop environment.

Solus OS is based on Linux kernel, according to the developers. In the case of version 1.0 Linux kernel 4.3, the base. The Solus Project aims to develop a toolkit on the Gimp-based desktop environment, Budgie. Because the environment is built with gtk connect it to the underlying Linux operating system based on the Solus. Budgie desktop environment has a base in the free GNOME desktop environment and is updated each time GNOME is updated.

Solus 1.0 has utility Raven on board. Raven serves as notification and adjustment center. This is a meeting notifications, but it also provides access to options such as adjusting the gtk theme. Furthermore, the developers make an application center along with Solus 1.0. This center is called eopkg and it allows users to sort and delete applications. Besides these two proprietary additives contains the operating system include Firefox, Thunderbird, and VLC media player.

The Solus Project developers indicate that there are problems with the operating system. For example, about the problem amd drivers do not support the Linux kernel which Solus 1.0 is based. Problems like this wish to solve the developers in the future. For this they have an online roadmap put which indicates when the updates should appear.

In December 2016 will The Solus Project version 2.0 release. Total should be versions for two years and will support version 1.0 so get updates until December 2017. The full list is on the website of The Project and Solus Solus 1.0 is also available there to download.

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