Case: VirtualBox 6.1.16, host Solus Linux 4.1, guest Peppermint 10. After installing guest additions by inserting the iso into the guest and rebooting, the guest OS shows only a blank, black screen with cursor on top.
Case: Flatpak 1.8.3 running on Solus Linux 4.1 throws an error when installing a package. Error message:
error: REMOTE and REF must be specified
Case: LibreOffice 7 has a long (splash screen) loading time on a new Solus Linux installation. Installed via the Software Center.
Case: VirtualBox 6.1 pass-through not working for Ubuntu guest on a Linux (SolusOS) host. Issue not limited to version or guest OS.
Case: Running Flatpak in terminal with
flatpak search <package> on a freshly installed Solus Linux 4.1 doesn’t return any search results.
Case: After logging in, the sound control icon is displayed as muted. Clicking on it to display Audio Volume settings and sliders, appears blank – no settings and sliders. Audio Volume Settings window -> Audio tab has all settings grayed out, no audio device detected.
Q: What’s the webcam app in Solus?
A: Guvcview + v4l-utils
Case: When pinged from another PC on the LAN, the guest OS replies: “icmp_seq=XX Packet filtered” which is an error. Host and guest are both Solus Linux 4.1.
Case: Forced to use LVM2 snapshots as a backup solution since the OS installed as LVM instead of regular partitions.
Case: OS: Solus 4.1 installed with LVM; drive: 250GB SSD taken over by the installation. Freeing up space for point-in-time snapshots/backups is required.