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Enlightenment: E19 & "Project Burrito" To Be Shown

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Published on 17 August 2013 02:44 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Enlightenment E19 is making good progress and will be shown off at LinuxCon Europe in October, along with "Project BURRITO", a high-end demo showing off capabilities of the Enlightenment Compositor.

Project BURRITO was brought up yesterday in the forums from the Enlightenment release manager blog. The blog post states, "Project BURRITO has just come out of the oven as of last night. It still needs some time to cool, but I’m confident that it will be looking good and feeling good in time for LinuxCon EU. What is Project BURRITO, you ask? It’s the showcase demo for the presentation, and it’s going to be a great demo of what compositors are capable of. It’s also a totally unique feature which nobody has ever been crazy enough to implement previously."

The Enlightenment E19 update will be shared at LinuxCon Europe in Edinburgh, UK towards the end of October. Meanwhile, Enlightenment E18 should be released this year. E19 should also sport better Wayland support than found in E17 or E18.

Stay tuned for more information on Enlightenment E19 and its new compositor.

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