Questions tagged [solus]

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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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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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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“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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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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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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Wi-Fi not working in Solus 4 Fortitude (driver rtl8723be)

My Wi-Fi started to freeze about one week ago. While I was using, it stopped abnormally. Three days ago I installed the rtl8723be_new driver from https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new . It worked ...
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Problem with sound crackling when from multiple sources

I've been using Solus 4 since launch now. It's a pretty good OS and relatively stable. However I have this issue with sound that bugs me so much. Whenever I run audio from 2 or more sources, it gets ...
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Timeshift alternative for solus

I'm running solus 4 and I just found out that they don't include timeshift in their repos due to it using outdated dependencies ( https://dev.getsol.us/T220 , https://www.reddit.com/r/SolusProject/...
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Solus - Fails to record my screen properly (It records but statically)

When I start to record my screen (using both OBS and SimpleScreenRecorder), it only records the initial screen when I start the recording and it only records the pointer movement and its changes. It ...
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Solus booting into black screen

I have recently installed Solus and when i boot into my computer i get a black screen whit a white flashing line in the left upper corner. I have been able to access the console and i am running ...
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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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PC can't boot into any OS except Solus

I recently installed Solus on my PC. I have a 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD setup. I installed Solus on the SSD. I installed Deepin replacing the Solus. But it doesn't boot up. Gets stuck at error: attempt to ...
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Lightdm: Starting the Desktop Environment Depending on Which User Logged In

I'd like to set up a user account (lets call it userA) that, on login, instead of starting the desktop environment (Budgie), it goes to a TTY. Having the inverse behavior (starting at the TTY first ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...