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We enforce branding guidelines to ensure consistency of imaging and messaging for Solus and its software. If you have any questions, please consult our Press Center.


The assets available for download above provide the following variants:

Budgie: The Budgie logo.

Solus: Colored versions of the Solus logo as well as the Solus logo next to the “Solus” name.

Basic Info & Terminology


Budgie Desktop is our flagship desktop environment, designed with the modern user in mind and focusing on simplicity and elegance. Budgie is the default experience of Solus and its development is headed by the Solus project.

  • “Budgie Desktop”: Budgie Desktop is the name of the desktop environment.
  • “Raven” - Raven is the name of our Widget and Notification Center.
  • “Widget” - A Widget is a modular component that is used in either Budgie’s panel or in Raven’s Widget view.


Solus is an operating system that is designed for modern home computing. Solus is built from scratch to ensure every tweak, configuration, and optimization enables the delivery of a singular, cohesive desktop experience.

“Solus”: The name of the operating system. Solus shall not be used in conjunction with other acronyms or terminology, such as (but not limited to):

  • “Solus OS”
  • “Solus Operating System”
  • “Solus Linux”

Copyrights & Licensing

  • Budgie Logo: CC-BY-SA-4.0. Original work by Yuri Henrique, modified by Solus.
  • “Budgie Desktop” Name: Copyright © 2014-2021 Solus Project. All Rights Reserved.
  • Solus Logo: Copyright © 2016-2021 Solus Project.
  • “Solus” Name: Copyright © 2011-2021 Solus Project.


Solus Project permits the usage of our brand assets, specifically the usage of the terms “Budgie Desktop”, “Solus”, and the associated Solus image(s) and/or logo(s) for non-commerical use only. The distribution of modified Solus ISOs, for commercial or non-commercial purposes, is not permitted. If you require access to a modified Solus ISO for a specific reason, e.g. distribution via magazine, then contact us for further discussion. Usage of our term(s) and/or associated image(s) / logo(s) does not and should not suggest endorsement or sponsorship by Solus Project. Solus Project reserves the right to cancel, modify, or change the permission in our policies at any time at its sole discretion.