Enlightenment 0.21 Up To RC State With Better Wayland Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 2 June 2016 at 01:14 PM EDT. 7 Comments
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Mike Blumenkrantz has tagged the release candidate of the upcoming Enlightenment 0.21 release.

This newest annual update to the Enlightenment desktop features much better Wayland support, a new gadget infrastructure, wizard improvements, and support for video backgrounds.

Enlightenment E21 is coming with many Wayland improvements including session recovery support and Wayland DMA buffer support and an assortment of other work designed to run with the newly-released Wayland 1.11. There are also various crash fixes and other code improvements for Enlightenment 0.21. Over in the EFL space there's also Enlightenment's new DRM library.

The Enlightenment 0.21 RC1 details can be found via Enlightenment.org. A complete listing of the changes coming up for this release can be found via their NEWS in Git.
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