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Enligtenment.

Postby Herpy on Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:12 am

I must say, e17 is one of the better Window managers I have ever used. Very eye candy like and I get no tearing. Anyone else use e17?
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby MALsPa on Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:06 am

Yeah, I've got it in PCLinuxOS, where I log into it instead of KDE about half the time. Very nice.
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Asimov on Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:48 am

I do. And i have created a great layout with it: A panel at the top for my favorite apps which hide himself. And a panel on the left side with the gadgets which hide himself.

Too bad, i can't find the way to lock the desktop. And every time, the cursor go a little bit over the top panel, the desktop is switched. Very annoying problem.
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby palo on Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:58 pm

Many things are easily set/changed though a user interface -
Asimov wrote: And every time, the cursor go a little bit over the top panel, the desktop is switched. Very annoying problem.

Go to - Settings>Input>Edge Bindings select your edges and either delete each binding or change them to whatever you want (such as lock :twisted: ).
Asimov wrote:Too bad, i can't find the way to lock the desktop.

It works here - try to find a solution on the internet. If you can't resolve it you could start a topic and maybe someone can help. In your first post give information about your hardware, what you have tried already, what OS version, how e was installed, etc.

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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Asimov on Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:07 pm

Thank! this site help a lot : http://www.bodhilinux.com/e17guide/e17guideEN/

That my desktop: viewtopic.php?f=58&t=110087

So far a can't find the solution to have transparency on my Conky. The "thing" on the top at the right.
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Re: Enligtenment.

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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby veggen on Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:37 pm

I have Bodhi on my netbook and enjoy e17 on it. But the problem is that the native Enlightenment apps suck. Envision is horrible. ePhoto as well :( But, on the bright side, one can always use superior GTK or Qt apps.
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Asimov on Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:04 pm

palo wrote:Many things are easily set/changed though a user interface -
Asimov wrote: And every time, the cursor go a little bit over the top panel, the desktop is switched. Very annoying problem.

Go to - Settings>Input>Edge Bindings select your edges and either delete each binding or change them to whatever you want (such as lock :twisted: ).
Asimov wrote:Too bad, i can't find the way to lock the desktop.

It works here - try to find a solution on the internet. If you can't resolve it you could start a topic and maybe someone can help. In your first post give information about your hardware, what you have tried already, what OS version, how e was installed, etc.

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Thank for the info, i have solve my problem with your hints.
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Asimov on Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:06 pm

veggen wrote:I have Bodhi on my netbook and enjoy e17 on it. But the problem is that the native Enlightenment apps suck. Envision is horrible. ePhoto as well :( But, on the bright side, one can always use superior GTK or Qt apps.


I'm using a combination of enlightenment and xfce app. And it work very well.
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Hammer459 on Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:58 am

I love E, have used it since 1994 First on HP-UX, then on Red Hat and now on Bodhi
It would be nice to have it as a selectable desktop in LM with Gnome apps
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby palo on Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:54 am

Hammer459 wrote:It would be nice to have it as a selectable desktop in LM with Gnome apps

Hi. It is easier than Pi. There are PPAs setup for Ubuntu based users - just select the PPA you want based on your desire for "up-to-dateness", then install on your Gnome, KDE, or Xfce install and select Enlightenment at login. There you go - running a great stable OS with Enlightenment. IMO a much better scene than running a distro-centric version of Enlightenment that is highly stylized and controlled.

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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Hammer459 on Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:09 am

palo wrote:
Hammer459 wrote:It would be nice to have it as a selectable desktop in LM with Gnome apps

Hi. It is easier than Pi. There are PPAs setup for Ubuntu based users - just select the PPA you want based on your desire for "up-to-dateness", then install on your Gnome, KDE, or Xfce install and select Enlightenment at login. There you go - running a great stable OS with Enlightenment. IMO a much better scene than running a distro-centric version of Enlightenment that is highly stylized and controlled.

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Problem being what PPA is the right one? I am not interested in spending night after night trying out various versions that are more or less flakey. I want a version that works, that I can easily install. And that I can recommend to friends etc. Remember that the time when 8 out of 10 Linux users were in it for the fun of hacking is no more 9 out of 10 today just want it to work.
I tried one PPA and after 10 minutes it froze up alltogether... I just want it to work for a productive desktop doing other stuff, not mucking about with E
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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby palo on Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:17 pm

Hammer459 wrote:Problem being what PPA is the right one?

That's a good question: I have been using yunnxx/e17testing (viewtopic.php?f=147&t=110719#p628423) on my main install and have had no problems. If the SVN will ever settle down I will purge and install from there then uncheck the repo. It is most often suggested to use that one but if you do don't expect stability.
Remember that the time when 8 out of 10 Linux users were in it for the fun of hacking is no more 9 out of 10 today just want it to work.
I am a confused product of a time warp - I want both. A little off topic, but there is an interesting interview with Carsten "Rasterman" Haitzler here:
http://www.h-online.com/open/features/S ... 39812.html
I just want it to work for a productive desktop doing other stuff, not mucking about with E
I hear you and I do everthing in my E but I just can't stop mucking with E...it'ssomuckable :mrgreen:

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Re: Enligtenment.

Postby Hammer459 on Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:36 am

palo wrote:
Hammer459 wrote:Problem being what PPA is the right one?

That's a good question: I have been using yunnxx/e17testing (viewtopic.php?f=147&t=110719#p628423) on my main install and have had no problems. If the SVN will ever settle down I will purge and install from there then uncheck the repo. It is most often suggested to use that one but if you do don't expect stability.
Remember that the time when 8 out of 10 Linux users were in it for the fun of hacking is no more 9 out of 10 today just want it to work.
I am a confused product of a time warp - I want both. A little off topic, but there is an interesting interview with Carsten "Rasterman" Haitzler here:
http://www.h-online.com/open/features/S ... 39812.html
I just want it to work for a productive desktop doing other stuff, not mucking about with E
I hear you and I do everthing in my E but I just can't stop mucking with E...it'ssomuckable :mrgreen:

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It just so happened that I selected the very PPA suggested in the topic you linked to. It froze on me after 5 minutes.
I am a long time fan of E. I first used it on HP_UX in 1994 (or 95?) I love the configurability and the look. I like the dragging of windows across desktops. I like the menu on moseclick on desktop. Etc, etc. I do not have the time to muck around just to get it to work :-(
I want it to install, find my applications and then I am in business. But that is not the state of E as it appears :-( :-(
I guess I am stuck with mate for now....
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