is the only OS listed under Beginner-friendly in the latest @LinusTech video that is not based on Ubuntu (or in fact, based on any other operating system).

Rest of the video is basically "how to do xyz under PopOS" which is eh, but hey, progress.

Side-note for new users, ReplaySorcery is in the Solus repo and is IMO a better alternative to Shadowplay. No needing to remember to launch OBS Studio, no custom compilation of separate software to act as a source, etc.

@JoshStrobl been enjoying my time with kde solus

sucks that my R9 270x amd gpu is too old for obs vaapi stuff
but at least i know if i get a newer series amd card solus has me covered no extra software needed

@JoshStrobl Never tried solus before. Been using mint cinnamon and really like the distro. It is such a good distro that I went back to it after I distro hopped a few times.

Don't know how solus would be but one day I might try it

@JoshStrobl Solus Budgie and Gnome are my staples! Mostly Budgie as I can't live without Raven!

@JoshStrobl Sorry I didn't check your nationality. MAGEIA is missing in your beginner-friendly list. In the same time it's a french origin operating system, i have the main explanation i guess.

@Citoyen_DC It isn't my beginner list, it is from Linus Tech Tips 🤦‍♂️ If it was my list, why would I promote anything other than Solus in the first place?

@JoshStrobl watched it last night and got so excited when I spotted the sailboat :)

I also thought it was a very right choice to put Solus on the beginner friendly list. I actually was expecting Manjaro on that list too, but Anthony doesn't seem to think so.

Solus is so easy to get started with, that I can plug the USB, boot into live environment, install Solus and boot into locally installed Solus in under 10 minutes. Using is as easy as installing too.

Only problems I had was not being able to get the LXC to work and VMs only working on stable kernel. I know that Solus was only developed for desktop use but I tried my luck anyway, just in case.

I currently have Ubuntu to learn sysadmin and get familiar with working with remote servers. I will be back on Solus as soon as I have another machine I can tinker with while using Solus.

@murtezayesil We actually got some package patches for lxd, lxcfs, raft, etc. waiting for response from the submitter. Might be worth giving it a try again after they land.

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