Solus Budgie Next Desktop released with GNOME Session integration, with multilib update. Budgie Desktop is a lightweight GTK3 desktop session and its the default desktop environment for Evolve OS, a new desktop Linux distribution released early this year Budgie Next Desktop Work has progressed well on the rewrite of Budgie. The rewrite is now integrated into GNOME Session and uses its phase initialization system, so Budgie starts in the panel initialization phase and the window manager in the WindowManager phase.
The Solus Project team recently announced the immediate availability of Solus Operating System Beta 2. This release is available for 64-bit systems, and is now available for EFI machines. This release is the first new ISO since the project rebrand, and marks many technological changes. According to Solus Project team, they have switched to HTTPS-only software repositories and implemented delta updates with highly compressed packages for quick, safe and bandwidth-friendly software management.