GNU/Linux Distribution Test: Solus 4.2

Built from scratch, Solus is an independent, rolling-release distribution geared towards beginners and intermediate home users, shipping with its own package management eopkg and its own desktop environment Budgie, which emulates GNOME 2, GNOME 3’s predecessor. With its first final release dating back to December 2015, Solus has come quite a way and has seen some changes, most of these being related to its desktop environment, which slowly is becoming more independent from GNOME.

When I began to play around with Linux distributions roughly a year ago, I also gave…