Solus 1.1 Linux Released With Updates To Its Budgie Desktop
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 2 March 2016 at 08:08 AM EST. 4 Comments
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Solus, one of the most talked about newcomer Linux distributions, is out with their 1.1 Shannon update.

Solus 1.0 was released at the end of 2015 while out today is the project's first point release.


Solus 1.1 features improvements and updates to its GTK-based. custom-written Budgie desktop environment, updates Mesa and other graphics support for now providing OpenGL 4.1 support, now supports the open-source NVIDIA (Nouveau) driver, printer support out-of-the-box, install improvements, and more.

All of the Solus 1.1 project details can be found via this morning's release announcement at Solus-Project.com.
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