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About Solus

Solus Operating System is a Linux distribution built from scratch, exclusively for desktop systems.

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Solus Pros

Rolling release

Modern desktop environment

Easy installation

Stable

Responsive

Rock-solid Distro

Exclusively for desktop systems

Great package management

Most stable Rolling Release Distro

Seamless Packages

Default experience is clean and easy

Friendly towards proprietary codecs

firmware and drivers.

Lightening fast boot time

Rolling Release Model

Well curated software

Built from scratch

Solus Cons

Not much software

There is often a black screen after update

An upgrade breaks the system quite often

Forums are not very friendly

Lack of software in repositories

Systemd

No USB Image writer

The default desktop environment is not very customizable

Systemd

Systemd

Slow development

Software a bit slower to launch than for other distributions

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