Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Enlightenment’s E17: Ready for prime time?

Filed under
Software

After more than a decade of slow, but steady coding, Enlightenment version 0.17 or E17, was released late last year. The last time I took it for a spin was early last year. I was not too impressed then, and dropped it. But now that the “stable” version has been released, I decided to give it another try. I did that using an installation of the latest edition of Bodhi Linux, a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu.

Most of the features are great and I think it is ready for your desktop. But there are still some very rough edges. The basic thing you need to know about E17 is that it is resource-friendly, and will run on very old computers. But if it will run on old computers, imagine how it will fare on that “supercomputer” sitting on your desktop or on your lap. Also E17′s window-compositing is hardware-independent.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 1:00pm
Story Julita Inca Chiroque: How Do You Fedora? Rianne Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 9:42am
Story Leaving Windows for GNU/Linux Roy Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 8:53am
Story 'Open' Processor Roy Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 8:32am
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 8:23am
Story Lubuntu 16.10 Beta Out Now with Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS and the Latest LXDE Desktop Rianne Schestowitz 26/08/2016 - 12:43am
Story Facebook open sources its computer vision tools Roy Schestowitz 25/08/2016 - 11:57pm
Story Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Beta Adds NVDIMM Support, Improves Security Roy Schestowitz 25/08/2016 - 11:39pm
Story Ubuntu 16.10 Beta 1 Released, Available to Download Now Roy Schestowitz 25/08/2016 - 11:33pm
Story Games for GNU/Linux Roy Schestowitz 25/08/2016 - 9:56pm