Enlightenment DR 0.20 Released with Full Wayland Support

Enlightenment DR 0.20 Desktop Environment released late last month, is a rich feature set, fast, modular and extensible window manager for X11  and Linux with a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work. It provides an efficient yet breathtaking window manager based on the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) along with other essential desktop components like a file manager, desktop icons and widgets. Enlightenment is comprised of both the Enlightenment window manager and Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL), which provide additional desktop environment features such as a toolkit, object canvas, and abstracted objects.

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Enlightenment DR 0.20 Updates

The E20 development cycle has come to a close, with 1890 patches submitted by over 50 developers in the course of 441 days. 25+ reported Coverity analyzer issues and 165 tickets were addressed during this time (based on commit message tagging).

Release Highlights

  • Full Wayland support
  • New screen management infrastructure and dialog
  • New audio mixer infrastructure and gadget
  • Many internal widgets replaced with Elementary
  • Improved FreeBSD support
  • Geolocation module
  • fix tty problem when enlightenment(drm-backend) is killed
  • enlightenment/conf: fix missing icons in settings panel

The complete log can be seen here.

Install Enlightenment DR 0.20 on Ubuntu OS

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:niko2040/e19

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install enlightenment
 
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