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Vendor: Solus Project
Developer: Ikey Doherty
License: LGPL-2.1 and GPL-2.0

The Budgie Desktop is a modern desktop designed to keep out the way of the user. It features heavy integration with the GNOME stack in order for an enhanced experience. Designed for the modern user, it focuses on simplicity and elegance with integration in mind.

It contains two main components, the

  • Budgie menu in the top left
  • Raven sidebar on the right


Budgie Desktop can be found in the main repositories for openSUSE Tumbleweed, openSUSE Leap 15.0 and 15.1 so you can install it by running:

zypper install budgie-desktop

NOTE: It is not currently available for openSUSE Leap 15.2. If you would like to test it then use the X11:Solus repositories on openSUSE Build Service by following the below instructions:

zypper addrepo
zypper refresh
zypper install budgie-desktop

Unstable version

To test the unstable version of Budgie Desktop from GitHub use the following instructions:

openSUSE Tumbleweed

zypper addrepo
zypper refresh
zypper install budgie-desktop