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{{citelink|url=http://www.enlightenment.org|txt=Enlightenment}} is a lean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager. It provides a desktop for launching applications, managing windows and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, and managing files.
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{{citelink|url=http://www.enlightenment.org|txt=Enlightenment}} is a lean, fast, modular, and extensible window manager. It provides a desktop for launching applications, managing windows, and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, and managing files.
  
The first time you run Enlightenment, you will be prompted to select your Language, then a profile. If you click a profile name with your mouse, it will give a brief description. Profiles are available for tablets, netbooks, and desktops. You will then be prompted to select a type of application menu and which applications will appear in that menu.
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The first time you run Enlightenment, you will be prompted to select your Language, then either a touchscreen or a standard computer profile. You will then be prompted to select the size of title bars, the type of window focus, and whether or not to use compositing. If in doubt, you can select the defaults by pressing "Next" at each initial configuration screen.
  
Figure 6.6a shows a screenshot of Enlightenment running on PC-BSD® 9.0. In this example, the user has selected a scalable profile and the Applications style menu.
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Figure 6.6a shows a screenshot of Enlightenment running a standard computer profile on PC-BSD®&nbsp;9.1. The icon on the far left of the iBar has been clicked in order to access the applications menu.
  
 
'''Figure 6.6a: Enlightenment Running on PC-BSD®'''
 
'''Figure 6.6a: Enlightenment Running on PC-BSD®'''
  
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In addition to the PC-BSD® utilities, Enlightenment provides the following utilities:
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Enlightenment is very customizable. The {{citelink|url=http://trac.enlightenment.org/e/wiki/User_Guide e17|txt=User Guide}} describes how to configure windows, shelves, menus, wallpaper, and much more.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:46, 18 December 2012

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Enlightenment[1] is a lean, fast, modular, and extensible window manager. It provides a desktop for launching applications, managing windows, and doing other system tasks like suspending, reboots, and managing files.

The first time you run Enlightenment, you will be prompted to select your Language, then either a touchscreen or a standard computer profile. You will then be prompted to select the size of title bars, the type of window focus, and whether or not to use compositing. If in doubt, you can select the defaults by pressing "Next" at each initial configuration screen.

Figure 6.6a shows a screenshot of Enlightenment running a standard computer profile on PC-BSD® 9.1. The icon on the far left of the iBar has been clicked in order to access the applications menu.

Figure 6.6a: Enlightenment Running on PC-BSD®

Enlightenment1.png

Enlightenment is very customizable. The e17 User Guide[2] describes how to configure windows, shelves, menus, wallpaper, and much more.

References


  1. http://www.enlightenment.org
  2. http://trac.enlightenment.org/e/wiki/User_Guide e17
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