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Welcome

Solus is committed to helping users get the most out of their systems. We designed the help center to introduce our ecosystem and guide you through typical tasks you might need help with.

Table of contents

We organized the help center into sections to help you navigate the contents easily:

SectionDescription
Quick StartIf you're new to Solus, this section will set you on the right track. Find documentation on installing Solus, software management, the boot process, and troubleshooting.
ContributingFind how you can contribute to Solus, whether you're a beginner or an experienced Linux and Solus user.
EditionsUnderstand the different editions of Solus: differences between editions, configuration tasks, and helpful tips and tricks.
HardwareSolus supports most hardware out-of-the-box, but there are exceptions. This section focuses on those exceptions and how to get the most out of your hardware.
Package managementLearn how to install software and manage the repositories of your Solus system.
Privacy policyUnderstand our privacy policy: Learn how we handle your data, and how to contact us for privacy concerns.
SoftwareGetting started and configuration guides for the software packages included in Solus.
TroubleshootingLearn how to diagnose and fix problems you might have with Solus.

Support channels

If you need help with something not covered in the help center, there are various channels where you can seek support from the Solus team or other Solus users.

ChannelDescription
ForumsOur Flarum-powered forums are easy to use from any device and are a great resource for getting support.
MatrixMatrix is a great way to discuss issues and development in real-time. Learn how to access Solus' Matrix space here.
RedditIf you are a Redditor, our subreddit has a similar purpose to the forums.
Issue trackerIf you have issues with your Solus system, or any of our software packages doesn't work as expected, consider filing a bug report on our issue tracker.
Important

Volunteers around the world build and maintain Solus. Due to time zone differences there might not always be people to answer your questions immediately.