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by kyrios
Sat Sep 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Solus and discrete gpus
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: Solus and discrete gpus

First of all I've never used Solus but I've heard decent things. I'm looking to buy a new laptop and maybe a new Linux distro. One thing I want in the laptop is either a discrete GPU or a ryzen processor with vega. As everyone knows nvidia optimus doesn't work so great in Linux. I've set up bumbleb...
by kyrios
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: If Linus goes away... can SOLUS still survive?
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: If Linus goes away... can SOLUS still survive?

danielson wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:21 pm
Does the fact that Solus is made from the ground up give it an immune shot against kernel stagnancy?
https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/lin ... e-end.html

You'd better read this
https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... 2018-Stats
by kyrios
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: How to play midi files?
Replies: 8
Views: 1142

Re: How to play midi files?

my post has been removed, they probably dont like to know the truth. anyways to be on topic, you CANT, not within solus reposiroty anyways unless you work your *** off compiling the required dependency that the repo does not have. You post wasn't removed, it was waiting in the moderation queue as f...
by kyrios
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Solus 3 ISO Refresh Released !
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Solus 3 ISO Refresh Released !

We are proud to announce the availability of Solus 3.9999, our ISO refresh of Solus 3. This refresh enables support for a variety of new hardware released since Solus 3, introduces an updated set of default applications and theming, as well as enables users to immediately take advantage of new Solus...
by kyrios
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: What licenses are in the Solus repo?
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: What licenses are in the Solus repo?

The confusion is, I believe, in your understanding of what the main repository is (open source) vs the 3rd party repository (proprietary) which is not the case. If you check on the help center you'll see this The following applications are provided via our 3rd Party Repository to facilitate the inst...
by kyrios
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: What licenses are in the Solus repo?
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: What licenses are in the Solus repo?

The 3rd party repository contains software that are not redistributable, they are actually downloaded directly from the editor's website and installed on the end user's computer (thus the 3rd party). A proprietary software can have a license allowing distribution, in such a case, the software can be...
by kyrios
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: What licenses are in the Solus repo?
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: What licenses are in the Solus repo?

The license depends on the software. Not 100% of the software in the main repository are open source (Nvidia drivers are a typical example) but they are all distributable.
by kyrios
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Using eopkg
Replies: 52
Views: 49905

Re: Using eopkg

tiotrom wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:29 pm
If you find it more convenient, you can make a "sol" alias/symbolic link that points to eopkg. :)
How to do that? :) - I always forged eopkg name :)
Edit your ~/.bashrc file and add something like

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alias sol='eopkg' 
by kyrios
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Other Questions
Topic: Update broke the system
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Update broke the system

If I were you, I'd post a feedback on the bug tracker

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