Solus boosted

Quite literally enabling "32bit" support in most of our packages is a single `emul32 : yes` entry in our package.yml. Worst case is we dynamically set different compile-time flags. It's all built from the same package.yml, same version, same source, as the main package.

Solus boosted

So with all the news about Ubuntu's 32-bit / multilib future deprecation / reduced support, I'd like to remind people that is happy to provide multilib libs for Steam, WINE, and specific binary compatibility, and we're typically able to do it with such little to no effort.

I've gone ahead and created a dedicated thread on our Flarum to help consolidate support queries for those which are not familiar or yet comfortable with our Development Tracker. - Joshua

The sync is now complete! Please report issues you encounter to or create a topic on as I'll be keeping an eye on both to push out hot-fixes. - Joshua

One of the largest syncs we've ever done to stable is happening right now, this might take a bit folks! We have the GNOME 3.32 stack upgrade, MATE 1.22.1 stack upgrade, KDE Applications 19.04 stack upgrade, and a bunch of package updates coming to you! 🎉

We're thrilled to announce the availability of the latest 3.32 Stack in the unstable repo, now available to brave testers! Read more about it at

Solus boosted

Going to start pushing the GNOME Stack upgrade + Budgie git builds for tomorrow. Keep an eye on our blog for news about it, I'll put one out when the stack upgrade is complete!

Solus boosted

That's a wrap on the streaming, stack upgrade is now complete locally! Will be testing it and updating Budgie over next few days, keep an eye on the Solus blog for further updates on it. Thanks to all that tuned in to the over 35 hours of streaming! 🎉

Solus boosted
Solus boosted

Going live for Saturday Stack Upgrades for . It's like a party that never ends. Just a really lame party. But you're welcome to join in nevertheless!

Solus boosted

Live on for some more GNOME Stack upgrading as a follow-up to Saturday's Hackfest.

Bryan and I have another planned for this Saturday (April 13th) at 12PM Eastern / 4PM UTC. Bryan will be working on a new implementation of and I'll be working on the Stack upgrade! Tune in at

Solus boosted

Everyone: Surely those Solus folks are gonna take a short break now that they released Solus 4, right?

Us: Here's a Plasma 5.15.3 update in progress.

Everyone: *surprised Pikachu face*

We are proud to announce the immediate availability of 4 , a new major release of the Solus operating system. Check it out at

Due to the later-than-usual sync this week, I'm going to be pushing back the Week 10 sync until next Tuesday. Feel free to read more at - Joshua

Update #4: You should now be able to update your system if you are using the shannon (stable) repository.

We are currently aware of issues with updating some packages on the stable / shannon repository. We will have updates on our dedicated discussion topic for this at

Show more

Generalistic and moderated instance.