Installing i3 on Solus 1.2.1 Budgie

Installing i3 on Solus 1.2.1 Budgie

I3 has been moving with me from Archlinux to Antergos to Linux Mint 17-18 to Ubuntu 16.10 and now on Solus 1.2.1. My point ? it works on any linux distro it looks awesome on any linux distro it feels the same on any linux distro it has the same shortcuts on any linux...
How can we install zsh on Solus 1.2.1

How can we install zsh on Solus 1.2.1

Zsh is an alternative bash but there is a community out there that makes themes to make the terminal look great. The main reason for installing zsh (for me) is actually the random colouring of the terminal text. Loving the terminal I want to have a great look. Each...
Installing the Arc Evopop theme on Solus 1.2.1

Installing the Arc Evopop theme on Solus 1.2.1

On any distro I will have a try to see if I can make a personalized Arc theme with the help of my scripts. This image you see, is the result of these colouring scripts. This is the orignal ARC THEME from Horst3180 but it has been changed to follow the colour of the...
Installing the Arc Red theme on Solus 1.2.1

Installing the Arc Red theme on Solus 1.2.1

We are very happy that the Arc theme from Horst3180 is standard issue on Solus when you install it. Arc has an blue accent colouring scheme. The colours can however not be changed (easily). But we can install an Arc Red theme from github to have some variety. Go to...
Installing plank and the plank themes on Solus

Installing plank and the plank themes on Solus

Plank has been documented in many articles on this website. I let you read them here.   This is the essence of what you need to know. How to get these plank themes?       How to make sure Plank will start automatically after rebooting?  ...
Installing third party applications in Solus 1.2.1

Installing third party applications in Solus 1.2.1

Solus has a great collection of awesome applications gathered in the Software center. Just take a look. Some of them will not be for your ‘typical’ linux user. Nevertheless.   I DO NOT recommend to install all these applications via script from github...
Installing the best applications out there for Solus

Installing the best applications out there for Solus

Installing applications can be done via the Software Center. You are encouraged to do so. We have already shown you how in this article with icon themes as an example or in this article with variety. If you only have one computer and you never change distro (you are...
How to install the complete Sardi Extra Collection on Solus

How to install the complete Sardi Extra Collection on Solus

Sardi Extra is not supported. Sardi Extra is not maintained. Sardi Extra is not updated. Sardi Extra is creativity to the max. Sardi Extra is wondering if icons match a wallpaper or a conky. Sardi Extra is the result of scripting. Sardi Extra is mixing icon themes...
How to install the complete Sardi Icon Collection on Solus

How to install the complete Sardi Icon Collection on Solus

The Sardi icons have a complete seperate category on this website. If you want to know more about that, you can read those articles. One of the goals of the Sardi icons is that they can be used on most of the linux distro’s if not all. November 2016 the Sardi...
How to customize the terminal in Solus 1.2.1

How to customize the terminal in Solus 1.2.1

The standard terminal included in Solus is the gnome-terminal. You have the possibility to change many settings. After following the video this will be your terminal. Take my advice : Do not avoid the terminal but try to pick up some commands as you go along....
How to make custom keyboard shortcuts on Solus 1.2.1

How to make custom keyboard shortcuts on Solus 1.2.1

Solus does provide the possibility to make your own custom shortcuts. In the previous article we installed variety and we want to create a keyboard shortcut to trash a wallpaper if we do not like it for example. More tips on variety can be read here. Let us go and...

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