When comparing Solus vs Bliss OS, the Slant community recommends Solus for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux distributions for desktops?” Solus is ranked 15th while Bliss OS is ranked 43rd.
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Pro Rolling release
Pro Modern desktop environment
The default desktop environment used by Solus is called Budgie and is quite nice and minimalistic.
Pro Easy installation
The installation procedure for this distribution is quite simple. It's GUI based and all you have to do is to follow the instructions given by the installation window itself.
Pro Exclusively for desktop systems
The system itself is very stable. All packages in the repository seem to be carefully picked, well prepared and run stable.
Pro Great package management
The software center makes it really easy to install the latest software through Snappy and Flatpak. Including third party software.
Pro Rock-solid Distro
Very stable and well curated.
Pro Most stable Rolling Release Distro
System boots quickly and stays responsive. Does what operating system should do, and does it really well.
Pro Seamless Packages
It may not have the most obscure packages, but the packages it does have is a good number of everything a Linux user needs. Gamers, developers, desktop users, etc. all have the necessary packages and then some. The packages themselves are integrated perfectly and are very well updated.
Pro Rolling Release Model
Wich means you don't have to suffer from version to version updates that can break it.
Pro Default experience is clean and easy
The default desktop experience on the Budgie version is very clean and streamlined. Although the Budgie DE isn't the most customisable, but it's customisable enough for me to recreate the desktop style of ElementaryOS with the dock and bar at the top.
Pro Friendly towards proprietary codecs, firmware and drivers.
So you won't have to enable PPAs or extra repos for that.
Pro Lightening fast boot time
Pro Well curated software
The software is well curated in the repos, you have access to flatpaks and snaps, so virtually, all the software you'll ever need is there for you.
Pro Friendly community
The only community who values the newcomers. Very helpful community.
Pro Built from scratch
Pro Extra launchers
Comes with a taskbar launcher and the Pixel launcher.
Pro Rooted with a few clicks
Similarly to android-x86, it's rooted with just a few clicks, thus allowing the use of AdAway and other Ad Blockers.
Pro Google Play Store
Google Play Store is installed by default.
Pro ARM Virtualization
Like android-x86, it comes with ARM virtualization support, so you can run many Android ARM apps on your x-86 device.
Pro Simple Linux distro
Like ChromiumOS it has a very simple(stipped down) user interface that is easy to understand and use.
Pro Android Apps
There exist an app for any task.
It is unique compared to taditional GNU-based Linux distributions.
Android is available for PCs, Phones, Tablets, TVs and even Clocks.
Pro Familiar UI/Design
Everyone who owns an android device already know the OS.
Pro Fully opensource
It is fully opensource and there is no company behind it.
Con Not much software
There is not much software available.
Con Lack of software in repositories
There is a lack of software in the repositories. This is the only OS where I have had to build some applications from source or install from the app's site within the first month os usage. Though this is most likely because the distro is still relatively new.
Con There is often a black screen after update
Con An upgrade breaks the system quite often
Con Forums are not very friendly
Con No USB Image writer
Con The default desktop environment is not very customizable
Maybe because it's a relatively new project still in its infancy and this may be fixed in the future, but Budgie is not very customizable. You can only change the theme and wallpaper.
Con Yes Systemd is the future
Con Slow development
Con Software a bit slower to launch than for other distributions
Con Limited hardware support
Like android-x86, it has limited hardware support.
Con Not for power users
Android is designed for everyone so it might be a bit limited for power users.