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Enlightenment E19 Is Moving Closer To Release

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Published on 17 June 2014 11:41 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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Enlightenment E19 is moving closer to release following the E19 Alpha earlier this month.

Enlightenment 0.19 features improved Wayland support, the tiling module rework has landed, support for the new X PRESENT extension for reducing compositing overhead in X.Org Server 1.15 and newer, the E16-style live pager has returned, and the new compositor code has landed.

While there's no hard release date yet for the E19 window manager, it's getting close. Posted today to the E19 release manager blog was a post about the number of blocker issues to the E19 release going down and that there are only six items remaining that total 11 issues. The Git-based up-to-date E19 TODO list can be found via Enlightenment's Git viewer.

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