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I have installed Solus 3.9999 Budgie on Lenovo Ideapad 320. This is a dual boot machine with Windows 10 Home. I have installed rEFInd in the EFI partition and I can boot into Windows fine. When I try to boot into Solus, my passwords are not working.
asked 2 days ago ylnarayana 120 points 3
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Hi, I'm using Solus with KDE on my laptop. However I've to install W10 to use some soft. My laptop works with UEFI & an Optimus Nvidia GTX 1050. I'm using Refind instead of grub atm but I can change it. How should I process to create my dual-boot ? Moreover Solus is on my SSD and I've another disk (hdd) of 1To ( 500Go for storage & 500Go to install windows)
asked Feb 14 yumenetwork 120 points 2
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make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C /lib/modules/4.20.3-108.current/build M=/home/username/Downloads/linux/driver/rtl8821AU_linux_v4.3.14_13455.20150212_BTCOEX20150128-51 modules make[1]: *** /lib/modules/4.20.3-108.current/build: No such file or directory. Stop. make: *** [ ... 'm not too familiar with compiling C and I can't quite figure out what I'm supposed to look for from here. Any ideas?
asked Feb 10 wolfvarg 130 points 2
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I can not figure out how to install Gambas 3 in Solus. It is an application similar to Microsoft Visual Basic for Linux. It is not in the repositories sadly, but i downloaded a tar.gz file from the official website of the application, but i have no idea how to install it. It ... 't even open. What should i do? Tar.gz File: https://gitlab.com/gambas/gambas/-/archive/3.12.2/gambas-3.12.2.tar.bz2
asked Feb 7 SolusUser999 120 points 2
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Posted by laurynas Hello, I’m having issues with WiFi under load. If I download from steam without limiting the speed or watch a Youtube video my wifi just stops working and I have to reconnect to my WiFi even though it shows up as connected. Using my phone’s tethering to access the internet works completely fine, but I don’t want to have phone attached to my laptop all the time. Any suggestions?
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by n3dx Hi,I am new to Solus.I came here from Ubuntu background and It seems like I can’t find MongoDB compass app here in Solus.Is it possible to get it? UPDATE Turns out ,it is not possible.Closed
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by daff can solus run the telegram
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Posted by Pertos56 Taskbar set to left side, minimal, MATE Dark theme. when accessing notifications, the pop out on the right side containing notifications stays stagnant, but when clicking to the next tab marked at Applets the tool gradually crawls over the entire screen like ... liposuction. Is there a fix or patch known for this? can we put it on a diet? its creepy how it crawls across.
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by AngelKrauze {WIP } I made up a tiny script for auto-detect and repair broken packages 1 - Save the following code as fix_broken.sh #!/bin/bash Red="\033[0;31m" # Red Yellow="\033[0;33m" # Yellow if [ $USER != root ]; then echo -e ... the curious: The script save the installed packages list into the _installed array, then checks the packages, if its status is not OK then repairs it.
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by Fennyfox Taskbar set to left side, minimal, MATE Dark theme. when accessing notifications, the pop out on the right side containing notifications stays stagnant, but when clicking to the next tab marked at Applets the tool gradually crawls over the entire screen like ... liposuction. Is there a fix or patch known for this? can we put it on a diet? its creepy how it crawls across.
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by nicklas2751 Hey, how can I install Java 11 JDK (Openjdk) on Solus 3.9? I found only openjdk-8 in the eopkg.
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by debconf95 Hi, i want to ask if there is any way to put an animated desktop wallpaper in Solus. Distro: Solus DE: MATE (panels disabled, plank) I have seen the Komorebi app, but it’s not for Solus :/ Help pls i appreciate any answer!
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by edouard_lopez In Linux Mint what I do is edit the menu entry to add the `–incognito` flag and voilà! However in Solus I can’t seem to be able to edit the menu N.B. : I installed chromium through `snap`
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by edouard_lopez I've been using Solus for a few days without problem and then I can't install anything or even update: $ sudo eopkg update-repo Updating repository: Solus Program terminated. Could not fetch destination file "https://mirrors.rit.edu/solus/packages/shannon ... .sha1sum, IOError: [Errno 28] No space left on device: '/var/lib/eopkg/index/Solus/eopkg-index.xml.xz.sha1sum.part'
asked Feb 6 kevin 7.7k points 2 4 7
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Posted by alexxtasi Hi all I am using solus - gnome and 2 days ago I did a system update using sudo eopkg upgrade . It ended successfully, but then I rebooted my laptop and it freezes in [[ Solus Operating System]] just before the desktop showed up !! The only ... , the system often complained not enough space on / (something like that) I don't know if it is relevant, but I mention it
asked Feb 6 kevin 7.7k points 2 4 7
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Posted by HC_Sam Hey guys, I was wondering if there was a tutorial for doing a clean dual boot install of Windows and Solus? Brand new install for both, working from a blank drive, wanting to boot into UEFI mode. I run a Dell XPS 15 9550, and I want to partition and dual boot off a NVME drive, if it’s relevant. Thanks!
asked Feb 6 aaron 15.9k points 3 4 7
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Posted by ericstevens Hello everyone, Quick question for you guys, When I open a new Firefox window I get this: https://getsol.us/blog/ website, but in my preferences both Homepage and new windows and New tabs are set to Firefox Home (Default) . But the new ... sure that whenever I open a new window the same as a new tab opens? (completely removing the https://getsol.us/blog/ website) Thanks!
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Posted by junocomp I am trying to build the latest Inkscape and I am missing package gdl-3.0. I looked all over the internet but I couldn’t find a package similar for Solus. Does anyone know how I can get it or a link that I can build it? Thanks
asked Feb 6 kevin 7.7k points 2 4 7
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Posted by bastien Hi, I'm trying to install to install the sra-toolkit from the source (I couldn't find it in solus repository) following these instructions: https://github.com/ncbi/sra-tools/wiki/Building-and-Installing-from-Source Among others, the sra-toolkit ... export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:~/Downloads/hdf5-1.10.4 but it didn't work. Any idea of how to get sra-toolkit find libhdf5?
asked Feb 6 kevin 7.7k points 2 4 7
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Posted by berypurda I downloaded the tar.gz file, ran the ./install from termial, accepted the EULA, installed in default directory, but if I type packettracer in termial, it says unknown command, and if I go into usr/applications/packettracer it says, error can’t open…
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