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Enlightenment E17 Alpha 6 Packs Many Changes

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Published on 28 November 2012 11:12 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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It's time yet again for another Enlightenment E17 Alpha release. It's only been four days since E17 Alpha 5 but there is now already E17 Alpha 6 with a huge number of changes.

The changes in E17 Alpha 6 ahead of next month's long-awaited release for E17 include:

- Translation updates
- AMD K10 temperature sensor support on OpenBSD
- Video file previews will now stutter less and respect tooltip boundaries more
- Battery module now crashes less on OpenBSD
- Icon resizing is now smoother
- Gadget menus can no longer cause crashes when the gadget is deleted
- Fileselector once again allows selection from directory previews
- Filemanager DND can no longer interfere with gadget DND to cause crashes
- Improved support for XDG_DESKTOP_DIR
- Filemanager no longer restores non-default desktop paths when desktop navigation mode is disabled
- Improvements/fixes to lost window warping behavior
- New ibar sources now copy from default source
- Right clicking on any part of a desktop gadget is now sufficient to disable move/resize
- Filemanager maximum thumbnail size config slider now more granular
- Module config dialog now updates when module states are externally toggled
- Connman wizard page now shows regardless of connman support, also disables connman module if support disabled
- First-run wizard now correctly updates after language changes
- First-run wizard button now reads "Please Wait" when it is disabled
- First-run wizard now has a page to (not) add a taskbar to the default shelf
- First-run wizard now unsets winlist pointer warping when "click" focus model is chosen
- First-run wizard now performs a more accurate wait when building XDG cache
- Edge bindings dialog can no longer crash when closed before its grab dialog
- Edge bindings dialog no longer allows blank bindings to be added
- Keybindings dialog no longer adds non-default ctrl+shift bindings when restoring default bindings
- Gadget popups will no longer sometimes obscure the source gadget if triggered on an offscreen gadget
- "Show Calendar" action renamed to "Toggle Calendar"
- Fileman Operations module now uses same infos as filemanager
- Password mode toggling in entry now works more effectively
- [THEME] Desktop gadget
- [THEME] RandR dialog
- [THEME] Notification module
- [THEME] Pixel borders fixed
- [THEME] Pixel borders allow drag resizing
- [THEME] Cpufreq gadget
- [THEME] Analog clock

More details at Enlightenment.org.

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