How-to Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

June 16th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing E18 on Linux Mint 17 Qiana




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Enlightenment 18 Desktop for Linux Mint 17 Qiana i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 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 Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Featured
    1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
      (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

      Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Linux Mint 17 Qiana LTS - Open Terminal
    2. How-to Add E18 Mint PPA Apt Repo:

      Adding E18 Mint 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 Linux Mint 17 Qiana

      Installing libtiff4 for Mint 17
    5. Installing Enlightenment:

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

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

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

    Install Enlightenment 0.18 Desktop on Linux Mint 17 Qiana - Enlightenment Desktop

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