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Solus 4.1 Fortitude Released

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We are proud to announce the immediate availability of Solus 4.1 Fortitude, a new Solus 4 series release. This release delivers a brand new desktop experience, updated software stacks, and hardware enablement.

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Also: Solus 4.1 Released With Application Changes, ESYNC Support For Linux Gaming

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  • Solus 4.1 is out with upgraded drivers, ESync support for better Linux gaming and more

    Solus, the independently developed Linux distribution that also houses the Budgie desktop environment has a big new released tagged with Solus 4.1 Fortitude.

    This is quite a big one, although Solus has a curated rolling-release model where you install once and continue getting updates, a tagged release gives people a good base to start with that should be stable.

Solus 4.1 “Fortitude” available for download now

  • Solus 4.1 “Fortitude” available for download now

    The Solus team announced the release of Solus 4.1 “Fortitude,” the latest in their Solus 4 “Fortitude” series. According to the official release announcement, this release “delivers a brand new desktop experience, updated software stacks, and hardware enablement.”

    The FOSS Linux Solus distro independently developed and uses its desktop environment, Budgie, derived from GNOME. In 2016, the Solus development team abandoned its fixed point release approach and adopted a curated rolling release model with the slogan “Install Today. Updates Forever”.

    [...]

    Audio and video multimedia playback differs with out-of-the-box software chosen explicitly for the best experience in a particular environment. Budgie, GNOME, and MATE editions use Rhythmbox for audio playback, with the latest release of the Alternate Toolbar extension, while KDE Plasma uses Elisa for audio playback. KDE uses SMPlayer for video playback, while MATE ships with VLC and Budgie and GNOME utilize GNOME MPV.

Solus 4.1 Fortitude Linux distro now available for download

  • Solus 4.1 Fortitude Linux distro now available for download with Budgie, GNOME, KDE Plasma, and MATE

    There are too many Linux distributions these days, but as long as many of them are of high quality, I suppose that isn't such a bad problem to have. Many people in the Linux community know of the common ones, such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, and Manjaro, but there are some lesser-known distros that are actually worth consideration, like Deepin and Solus.

    Speaking of the latter, there is a new version of that operating system available for download. While technically just a point release, Solus 4.1 Fortitude is chock full of updates, fixes, and more. You get Linux kernel 5.4.12 and Mesa 19.3.2. The operating sytem comes with many quality apps pre-installed too, such as Firefox 72.0.2, LibreOffice 6.3.4.2, and Thunderbird 68.4.1 -- three essential productivity tools. Once again, there are four desktop environments to choose -- Budgie, GNOME, KDE Plasma, and MATE. All four are great, but Budgie is considered the default for this operating system.

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Solus 4.1 “Fortitude” Desktop and Features Tour

  • Solus 4.1 “Fortitude” Desktop and Features Tour

    Solus 4.1 Fortitude got released this week. This release delivers a brand new desktop experience, updated software Apps, and hardware integration. In this video, we take you through the desktop and major features tour to help you decide if this rolling Linux distribution is suitable for you.

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