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Enlightenment DR 0.24.2 Release

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Fixed null exec command running
Fixed handling of screen with no edid
Fixed signal.h, execinfo.h include for some libc's
Sped up pager thumb loading significant;y
Handle zone changes during startup
Longer efreetd timeout for update event
Fixed e's xsettings support on 64bit to use the right types
Fixed preloading of icon
Fixed e's wl backlight/dimming logic to be correct and reliable
Fixed noisy logging on invalid exec handle found
Fixed shot blurriness if size didn't quite match
Fixed battery on openbsd to use right constants
Fixed cpu freq setting on freebsd etc.
Handle error exits from dependency libs as an error and bring up alert
E system - isolate stdio so it doesn't affect ipc on stdin/out
Polkit & Askpass password - handle escaping right
Fix tiling issue with float/unfloat
Fixed shell autohide when clock data up
Handle x io error with proper exit code and exit

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Enlightenment 0.24.2 Released with Bug Fixes, Updated Terminal

  • Enlightenment 0.24.2 Released with Bug Fixes, Updated Terminal App

    I’m not entirely sure why I write about new releases of the Enlightenment desktop as and when they materialise but I do — as this post attests!

    I guess long-term my plan is to kick the tires on a recent build of Enlightenment (likely via the terrific Ubuntu-based Bodhi Linux distro, though it’s also available on BSD). Y’know: to see what’s-what, write my thoughts up, and/or make a video (or both. Probably both).

    But for now I just gawk at screenshots and ferry word on its changes.

    Building on spring’s big Enlightenment 0.24 release comes version 0.24.2.

    Now, there’s nothing particularly notable about the changes bundled inside of this second point release, but its welcome all the same (and the road to Enlightenment is paved with, er, patches…? Not sure where I’m going with that).

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