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Enlightenment E16 or E17.

Postby HandyGandy_ on Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:45 pm

I've just installed LMDE-64.
One thing I've wanted to do is play with enlightenment.

I see e16 is in the debian repositories and e17 is not.
Is there that much of a difference between e16 and e17 that I should make the effort to get e17?

If so is there a repository out there with e17 for debian/amd64 on it?

Thanks.
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Re: Enlightenment E16 or E17.

Postby MALsPa on Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:48 pm

As I recall, E16 is quite a bit different from E17. I do have E17 currently installed, but it's in PCLinuxOS.

Looks like E17 is in sid:

http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=e17

I don't know if that helps you with getting it in LMDE, though.
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Re: Enlightenment E16 or E17.

Postby asymmetros on Wed Mar 16, 2011 6:00 pm

Do not try E16. It 's not worth the trouble. E17 is in unstable and will eventually hit wheezy some day. Speaking for myself, i have installed it by following utsuwa's tip:

Look here
http://xsm.alphagemini.org/E17/repository/

I tried it with Crunchbang 10 Startler alpha 2 (which is based on debian). Works great, no problems so far.

It is better than compiling it yourself.


(original post from http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=151&t=50215&start=40

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