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A Samsung developer has landed the latest addition to the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL): Emile.
17 March 2015 - Emile - 5 Comments
Enlightenment's Evas GL component of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) now has support for exposing applications to OpenGL ES 3.0 support through Evas GL.
16 March 2015 - EFL Evas
Xfce 4.12 has finally been released!
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments
The release of Xfce 4.12 is hopefully being realized this weekend. The release hasn't taken place at the time of writing, but there's been commits to update translations as well as to add the new wallpaper of Xfce 4.12.
28 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 23 Comments
If all goes according to plan, Xfce 4.12 will be officially released this weekend. Here's a look at some of the most prominent changes for this long overdue update to Xfce.
27 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 25 Comments
Earlier this week we wrote about plans for Xfce 4.12 to finally be released and that it was being targeted for the end of February. Unlike failed Xfce 4.12 plans of the past few years, it looks like this release will actually pan out in one week's time.
20 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 19 Comments
Version 1.13 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries is now available.
9 February 2015 - Enlightenment EFL 1.13
Fluxbox 1.3.6 was released last month after this lightweight window manager went two years without a new release. It looks like the rate of development of Fluxbox is ticking back up as Fluxbox 1.3.7 was just tagged this morning.
8 February 2015 - Fluxbox 1.3.7 - 9 Comments
It looks like the release of Xfce 4.12 is finally about to materialize!
7 February 2015 - Xfce 4.12 - 49 Comments
One week after the Elementary 1.13 Alpha release, Enlightenment developers have released the first beta of v1.13.
19 January 2015 - Elementary 1.13 Beta 1
The Enlightenment crew were hard at work during the holidays and today in getting the new year going they've released the first alpha of the Elementary 1.13 library.
12 January 2015 - Elementary 1.13 Alpha
Following the in-fighting over the future of Compiz that happened back in November, Scott Moreau has proclaimed the release this week of Compiz v0.8.10.
9 January 2015 - Compiz 0.8.10 - 20 Comments
The latest new open-source Linux desktop initiative is Budgie, a desktop focused on simplicity. The Budgie desktop is now undergoing possible review for inclusion into Fedora.
6 December 2014 - Budgie Desktop - 16 Comments
Quantum OS (formerly known as Quartz OS for a brief time) is a new Linux distribution mostly focused around providing a clean, very attractive desktop experience. This latest Linux desktop project is focused on providing a Qt5-based desktop that complies with Google's Material Design concepts.
26 November 2014 - Quantum OS - 14 Comments
Unless you're a user of Ubuntu with Unity 7, you probably haven't heard much about Compiz in quite some time. However, some developers are looking to further revive its development but not everyone is in agreement.
24 November 2014 - Compiz 0.8 - 31 Comments
Xfce 4.12 remains out of sight but Xfdesktop 4.10.3 was released today.
16 November 2014 - Xfdesktop - 46 Comments
Version 1.12 of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries was released bright and early this morning.
10 November 2014 - EFL 1.12
The Cinnamon 2.4 Desktop Environment is now out ahead of its official debut with Linux Mint 17.1 later this month.
2 November 2014 - Linux Mint - 9 Comments
The first alpha release for the 1.12 version of the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) was released this week.
23 October 2014 - EFL 1.12 Alpha - 3 Comments
It's been about one year since last hearing any Cairo-Dock news, but this evening there's a new release! Cairo-Dock has various improvements to its desktop interface offering that continues to work in replace of -- or in addition to -- the standard Linux desktop environments.
22 October 2014 - Cairo-Dock / Glx-Dock - 2 Comments
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