Solus 1.2.1 Released With Budgie Desktop Updates, Ships RADV Driver
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 19 October 2016 at 07:03 AM EDT. 16 Comments
OPERATING SYSTEMS --
Version 1.2.1 of the promising Solus Linux distribution is now available and also premieres a MATE edition ISO to complement its original Budgie desktop.

Solus 1.2.1 features the latest Budgie desktop innovations, offers IBus support, further improves the statelessness of the system thanks to work done by Clear Linux, encryption/LVM support added to the installer, OpenGL 4.5 support is enabled with the latest Intel Git snapshot, RADV is now shipped by Solus for Radeon Vulkan, and the latest NVIDIA proprietary driver is also present.

Those interested in the Solus OS can learn more via Solus-Project.com.

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