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Sabayon 5.4 E17 review

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Sabayon 5.4 E17 is one of several “Experimental Spins” of Sabayon Linux released just this week. It is based on E17, version 0.17 of Enlightenment, a multi-platform stacking window manager and desktop environment.

Installation: The installation program and process are the same with all the other Sabayon releases. LVM, the Linux Logical Volume Manager, is supported, and it is the default disk partitioning scheme. RAID and full and partition-level disk encryption is also supported. The boot loader is GRUB Legacy. Ext4 is the default file system type. Ext3, xfs, jfs, reiserfs, and btrfs are the other supported journaling file systems. See how to install Sabayon 5.x on a btrfs file system.

Installed Applications: Sabayon 5.4 E17 is an “Experimental Spin,” and to judge it by the number of installed applications, it is a bare-bone release. There are not a whole lot of applications installed out of the box. The following list of applications is all you will find, that is, aside from a few desktop utilities:

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