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Building Android™ on Solus
This article covers building the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) on Solus, the instructions can also be tweaked to also install forks of Android such as LineageOS.
Desktop Environments
Solus offers a multitude of desktop environments, ranging from the feature-rich and modern Budgie to the traditional MATE experience.
Httpd (Apache)
Solus provides httpd (otherwise referred to as Apache) web server for web developers to test locally before uploading their work.
This article covers obtaining open source Java as well as Oracle Java.
Open Broadcaster Software
This article covers the installation of OBS Studio as well as the use of third-party plugins.
Powerline Shell Prompt
Powerline is a statusline plugin for vim, and provides statuslines and prompts for several other applications, including zsh, bash, tmux, IPython, Awesome and Qtile.
Samba File Sharing
Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix. Among other things, it allows Linux and Windows users to share files via the Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol.
Third Party
The following applications are provided via our 3rd Party Repository to facilitate the installation and usage of them. These applications cannot be included in the primary repository due to licensing issues.
Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. You can use providers listed below with Vagrant, which itself is installable via the vagrant package.
VirtualBox is an x86 and x86_64 virtualization software package developed by Oracle.