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Enlightenment E17 Is Being Released This Friday

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Published on 18 December 2012 02:06 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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Everything is set for the long-awaited Enlightenment E17 v1.0 release to happen this Friday, 21 December.

We have known since last month that the Enlightenment camp has been plotting to do their release at the end of the Mayan calendar. It's still on for having this release out after the window manager was in development for more than the past ten years.

Put out today was an E17 Release Candidate that's codenamed "OMEGA 12." In announcing this release candidate, Mike Blumenkrantz reaffirmed that the release will happen as planned. "Today's release candidate of E17, OMEGA 12, is the last pre-release; on Friday we will see the final release of Enlightenment DR 0.17."

For more details and the change-log on this release candidate, visit the new Enlightenment.org web-site.

You can participate in celebrating the E17 1.0 release by coming to the Phoronix New York City meet-up this Friday.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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