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Enlightenment 1.9 Beta 1 Is Now Out In The Wild

Desktop

Published on 18 February 2014 01:02 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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Just one week after the Enlightenment 1.9 alpha series surfaced, the 1.9.0-beta1 pre-release is now available for users of the lightweight Enlightenment window manager / desktop.

Enlightenment E19 will have many changes as covered in numerous Phoronix articles from Wayland support to a compositor rewrite to library improvements. Today's 1.9.0-beta1 pre-release brings the betas for EGL, Elementary, Emotion, and Evas. In the past week, a handful of bugs have been corrected. Enlightenment itself for this release is still at version 0.18.4.

More details on the bugs fixed in this release can be found at Enlightenment.org.

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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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