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Solus is an independent desktop only Linux based OS. Use this tag for Solus specific questions, if appropriate in combination with tags more specific for the specific program.

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Change Date & Time format - Solus 4.3 Fortitude

How can I change the date and time format in Solus to display in any format of my choice? Could be HH:MM:SS; Nov 01, 2021 or HH:MM:SS; November 01, 2021 or HH:MM:SS; 01/11/2021 or HH:MM:SS; 01-11-...
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Connecting Laptop to TV via HDMI causes system freeze

Recently installed Solus and everything looks great for the most part, yet there is one rather irritating issue. I often connect my laptop to my TV (Hisense), but now with Solus the laptop freezes ...
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How does the trash directory work?

So, I am busy writing myself a program to move and restore items from my trash (recycle bin), currently I can move it to the trash, but if I try to restore it from the trash using a file manager, it ...
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record a short screencast in solus

I had tried to start screencast by the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R. Although it didn't start. Why this is happening? It was working fine when I was using Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora.
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Unable to open Bliss OS after making changes in boot code

#!/bin/sh exec tail -n +3 $0 # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries. Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment. Be careful not to change # the 'exec tail'...
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How to roll back Solus

I upgraded my Solus based system to Budgie 10.5.2, not realizing that drag-and-drop was no longer supported (According to J. Strobl it is planned for some future release). Since part of my workflow ...
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"make" not looking for files in /usr/local/

I'm trying to build a package from source (ROCm) (Distro:Solus): libnuma isn't available so I had to build it from source. And once I installed it, even though the files are in /usr/local, make still ...
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Search for repositories out there with a package

I just installed Solus. Its repositories are somewhat limited. I'm interested in adding a supplemental repository. But I don't know which one would be a good one. So let's say I want to find out ...
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Unable to pin application to taskbar (Solus)

I'm very new to Linux, and I'm trying to make my application (bash script) pinnable to taskbar (I have Solus). I'm doing this via desktop entry (copied and modified from another application that is ...
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Same disk: Installing Linux - a lottery. Win - flawless

I have tried dual boot as well as Linux on the entire disk - same problem. When the nvme is mounted and when trying to write to it; sooner or later it freezes and journalctl says that it can not write ...
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Windows replacing Gnu/Linux partition with drive letter

I recently moved to Microsoft's Windows 10 because of some apps that wine wouldn't run. I consider myself a fairly knowledgeable Gnu/Linux user. I am trying to set up a dual-boot with windows 10 and ...
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How to open a file in the /tmp folder in inkscape?

Some software I use uses inkscape to convert images from one format to another, as an intermediate step. This means that they write images to the /tmp folder, and attempt to use inkscape on those ...
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"Forcing" a kernel panic from the terminal on Linux

I'm using Solus 4.0 (in a VM) and trying to make screenshots of "typical" kernel panic output ("BSOD"). The init system in Solus is systemd. I tried the following commands in the terminal without ...
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Second monitor not working after Xorg 1.20 update

I'm using an ultrabook (Dell XPS13 9350) connected to a Razer Core V2, (which works wonderfully!) inside of which is an AMD Vega Frontier Edition (air-cooled). This part of the setup has never given ...
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Solus OS broken boot

I had a perfectly fine and running Solus OS installation on a 100gb of 1tb hard drive. When I created a partition on the remaining 900gb, boot just vanished. I tried all the things from the internet, ...
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Why can't I run Solus OS?

I am trying to run SolusOS on my computer for a few days but after I choose it on my pendrive it just show a 5 sec countdown and then nothing happens, just a black screen with a cursor blinking. I ...
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How to boot from external HDD?

The laptop I'm using has Solus installed on it, but I accidentally bricked it while trying to get the right video driver. It's a MacBook Air. I have a HDD with a partition containing a live version of ...
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How can I know the progress of formatting a USB?

So I'm using solus, but I'm sure that other Linux with GUI have the same problem. I'm formatting my USB, which I go to file manager (GUI), click the drive to mount it, then right click and select ...
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How can I enable VNC server over ssh after machine just booted?

Suppose I remotely start my Solus linux machine with Wake-On-Lan. Then I would like to connect to it using VNC, but seems like VNC server is not running yet. After machine just booted, there is no ...
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Can't set ultawide resolution

I have a 21:9 monitor. In every single linux distro 2560x1080resolution doesn't work for me. Why? My GPU is really old. I fixed it in antergos(arch-based distro!) by installing a package called ...
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Is it possible to install installer on laptop disk in order to install Linux to USB? How?

So usually when we want a portable USB we'll prepare two USB sticks, one for the installer, one for where you install Linux. But now, I want to install solus but only got a 128GB USB which is used to ...
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Install Exaile music player 4.0.0 in Solus Linux

Posted in order to provide an answer. Exaile is a multi-tabbed music player that can access music as collection and as folder structure. It is actively developed, a new 4.0.0 beta version is out ...
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gcc /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lglut32, -lopengl32, -lglu32, -lfreegut, but these are installed

I'm trying to compile a demo project, what is using OpenGL. I'm getting this error message: But I have everything: What is happening? If I have all of the dependencies, why does it not compile? I ...
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Is there a way to change sound output in terminal?

I'm talking about this: The thingies arent clickable. Is there a terminal command I can use for a shortcut if not possible from the GUI? I'm either using the in-built speakers or the same HDMI ...
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Solus distro is not booting anymore

Everything worked fine last time I used Solus, and now I cannot boot because of the error below. Let's try to solve it without using a live USB. **Failed to start File System Check on /dev/disk/by-...
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Automatic down scroll during boot and sometimes in apps

I am facing some weird issues since a few days, all of which seem to be arising due to a single problem. Once the boot menu pops up, the selection immediately jumps to the last entry (which in my ...
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Linux (Solus): trouble connecting USB camera (Apple iSight)

OK, this might be a bit of a long shot... I'm trying to get an Apple iSight camera to work in Linux (Solus Budgie). Not a built-in iSight, but the original 'old school' one, which connects with a ...
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Pendrive to install Solus Linux doesn't work

I've downloaded Solus Linux ISO (with the GNOME desktop) from its official site. Then, I booted into Windows, opened Rufus, and burned the ISO into my pen drive with the GPT partitioning scheme for ...
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No User Prompt on Serial Console

I am trying to enable the serial console on my SystemD VM so I can get in to it via the console, but when connecting it is not letting me select the user. Reading through the serial console ...
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Solus traffic flow

We install Solus in our host machines and run several containers. I've noted that after installation, solus modify iptables adding to Forward chain Solus_in and Solus_out. In those chains he is adding ...
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Warning: Cannot find a valid bootloader location (MBR disk)

I'm trying to Install SolusOS, but I keep getting the following error message from the OS Installer: "Warning: Cannot find a valid bootloader location (MBR disk)" I followed documentation, which ...
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Can't see my mouse in certain os

I literally just installed Solus Linux and right now, I can't see where my mouse is. I can still click on things (if I'm lucky enough to), but it's very hard to tell where it is. Also the actual icon ...
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Linux Solus: aircrack-ng not found

I'm using Solus version for linux (on Lenovo ThinkPad T61 if that is important), and when i tried to download aircrack-ng with the following commands, they returned error, saying that: System error. ...
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Wine On Solus Not Working

I've tried to download wine through the launch software center and by typing sudo eopkg install wine In the terminal with no result. I want to play games with wine and it worked on ubuntu. But not ...
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Installing wine on Solus OS

I tried to install it from Software Center but without result I also type sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wine/wine-builds (nothing) sudo apt-get install wine (nothing) Please can someone post full ...
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meaning of commands in solus

I am using the Solus operating system. While compiling, I came across a problem, so I searched internet to find the solution. I found the following command as a solution to my problem: sudo eopkg it ...
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solus menu at bottom of screen

I updated my Solus installation to 1.1 and now it has the menu at the top. How do I move that to the bottom? I found a forum entry but the contribution that should contain the answer says: It's ...
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Solus 1.1 adding bidirectional clipboard

I have Solus 1.1 installed in VirtualBox (host Ubuntu 14.04). I managed to install the guest additions using https://wiki.solus-project.com/VirtualBox, but at it says: Installing graphics libraries ...