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Solus 4 Fortitude Released

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We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Solus 4 Fortitude, a new major release of the Solus operating system. This release delivers a brand new Budgie experience, updated sets of default applications and theming, and hardware enablement.

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Solus 4 Officially Released With Updated Budgie Desktop

  • Solus 4 Officially Released With Updated Budgie Desktop, Linux 4.20 Kernel

    Solus 4 has officially set sail as the latest version of this popular desktop Linux distribution that is known for its "Budgie" desktop environment, borrowing some performance optimizations from the likes of Clear Linux, and various usability enhancements and more to enhance its desktop experience.

    Solus 4 "Fortitude" was released on Sunday as a big update and is packing an updated GTK-based Budgie desktop, Firefox 65, LibreOffice 6.2, the Linux 4.20.16 kernel, GNOME MPV 0.16, and Mesa 19.0.

Linux Desktop News: Solus 4 Released With New Budgie Goodness

  • Linux Desktop News: Solus 4 Released With New Budgie Goodness

    After teasing fans for several months with the 3.9999 ISO refresh, the team at Solus has delivered "Fortitude," a new release of the independent Linux desktop OS. And like elementary OS did with Juno, it seems to earn that major version number.

    Perhaps the most notable upgrade is the appearance of Budgie 10.5, even before it lands on the slick desktop environment's official Ubuntu flavor next month. I first experienced Budgie during my review of the InfinityCube from Tuxedo Computers, and I found a lot to love about it.

    Budgie 10.5 is playing catch-up in some areas, but it introduces welcome improvements across the board, including the Raven notification center, Sound panel, and significant additions to desktop customization.

A couple more on Solus 4 ‘Fortitude’

  • Solus 4 ‘Fortitude’ Linux Distro Is Finally Here As A Major Release

    When the Solus Project shipped Solus 3.9999 ISO refresh in November 2018, the company made it clear that the release simply included new updates and security fixes.

    For those who were eagerly waiting for new features to be shipped, Solus 4 ‘Fortitude’ is finally here with a polished Budgie look, updated applications, and better hardware support. So let’s tell you about all the new changes in brief.

  • Solus 4 ‘Fortitude’ Released with Significant Improvements

    Finally, after a year of work, the much anticipated Solus 4 is here. It’s a significant release not just because this is a major upgrade, but also because this is the first major release after Ikey Doherty (the founder of Solus) left the project a few months ago.

    Now that everything’s under control with the new management, Solus 4 Fortitude with updated Budgie desktop and other significant improvements has officially released.

Solus 4 'Fortitude' Linux distro available with choices

  • Solus 4 'Fortitude' Linux distro available with choice of Budgie, GNOME, MATE, or KDE Plasma desktop environments

    GNOME is the best overall desktop environment, and deepin is the most beautiful Linux distribution, but there are many other options out there. That's one of the things that makes Linux distributions so much better than Windows 10 -- you can choose from various user interfaces to find one that is best for you. Microsoft and Apple force you to use the environment of their choosing, limiting the overall customization options.

    Today, yet another Linux-based operating system gets a major version update. Solus 4 "Fortitude" can be downloaded immediately, and it is chock full of improvements. While this distro largely focuses on the Budgie desktop environment, you can also opt for GNOME, Mate, or KDE Plasma (in testing).

Solus 4 "Fortitude" released

  • Solus 4 "Fortitude" released

    Version 4 of the Solus distribution has been released. "We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Solus 4 Fortitude, a new major release of the Solus operating system. This release delivers a brand new Budgie experience, updated sets of default applications and theming, and hardware enablement." LWN reviewed Solus in 2016.

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