Solus 4.2 “Fortitude” Released with Linux Kernel 5.10 LTS, Mesa 20.3, and Much More

More than a year in the works, Solus 4.2 is here with up-to-date GNU/Linux technologies for those who want to install this rolling-release distro on their desktop or laptop computers.

The biggest news is that Solus is now powered by the latest and greatest Linux 5.10 LTS kernel series, providing top-notch hardware support. On top of that, Solus 4.2 packs the Mesa 20.3.3 open-source graphics stack series for gaming, along with the latest dav1d AV1 decoder, GStreamer 1.18.2, FFmpeg 4.3.1, and Pulseaudio 14.1 software to offer you the best possible video and audio playback experience.

Four editions of Solus are available to support top desktop environments including GNOME 3.38.3, MATE 1.24, and KDE Plasma 5.20.5 and Solus’ own Budgie.