How-to Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

June 16th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing E18 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Enlightenment 18 Desktop for Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

E18 Optimize the CPU and GPU usage, use less physical memory and not to cause any swapping to disk, and other ways to conserve less power usage in order to extend the battery life of Laptops and Mobile systems.

New Enlightenment 18 Desktop Modules:

  • Music-control
  • Bluetooth-control with bluez4
  • Menu-control with appmenu
  • Compositor-Settings with conf_comp
  • Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Featured
    1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
      (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

      Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
    2. How-to Add E18 Kubuntu PPA Apt Repo:

      Adding E18 Kubuntu PPA
    3. Edit the E18 Apt Repo:

      sudo su

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

      nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vas*.list

      Change the “trusty” Entry to “saucy”!

      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor.

      apt-get update
    4. How-to Install Required libtiff4 on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty

      Installing libtiff4 for Kubuntu 14.04
    5. Installing Enlightenment:

      apt-get install enlightenment
    6. Logout and Login into the Enlightenment Desktop:

      Welcome in a Shining Enlightenment 18 Desktop Experience on Kubuntu! :)

    7. Take Note: Skip “connman” Installation and Keep the Kubuntu Network-manager to Evitate Networking Troubles!

    Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Enlightenment Desktop

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