Enlightenment 0.21.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04 and Others

Enlightenment 0.21.2 recently released, is a bugfix release that improves on the 0.20.8 release and resolves a number of issues. Enlightenment is an open-source desktop environment, which contains customization with animations, effects and dedicated applications.


Enlightenment 0.20.9 Highlights

  • Fix wayland clients not deleting when they’re hidden
  • Fix wayland extension global creation
  • Fix bg with single jpeg images (no edj)
  • remove need to create different dialog windows under wayland
  • add key_up and key_down methods to sreen interface
  • e: Don’t show two consecutive menu separators if there is no need in client menu
  • improve quickaccess relaunch help dialog text
  • clear wl subsurface data during delete only if subsurface is not also deleted
  • add xwayland compat for efl 1.19+
  • E: include uuid.h only when Wayland support is enabled
  • mailmap: sync updated file from efl repo
  • e – fix major memory bloat when in gl mode – dont create shm segments
  • e comp – set alpha after setting native surface to avoid random crash
  • remove unused variables from _ibar_resize_handle

See announcement for more details

How to Install Enlightenment 0.21.2 on Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:niko2040/e19

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install enlightenment

After installation is completed, logout and select enlightenment desktop mode.

Remove Enlightenment 0.21.2

sudo apt-get remove enlightenment
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