Enlightenment E19 Has Been Released, With Full Wayland Support. How To Install Enlightenment E19 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Enlightenment E19 has been recently released has been released recently, coming with full support for Wayland, a rewritten Wayland compositor and support for HiDPI displays, among others.

Also worth mentioning, improved support for multi-monitor has been added, a new tiling module has been added for a better management of the desktop space and a better xrandr support has been added to manage the backlight. For more information, see the release notes.

In this article I will show you how to install Enlightenment E19 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via some third party PPA, installing Enlightenment E19 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the enlightenment and terminology packages. Like this:

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:niko2040/e19
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install enlightenment terminology

Optional, to remove enlightenment and terminology, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove enlightenment terminology

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