How-to Install the Enlightenment 0.19 Desktop on Elementary OS GNU/Linux Easy Guide

May 22nd, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing E19 for Elementary OS Linux




The Linux Tutorial Explain Step-by-Step How-to Install/Switch-to the Enlightenment 0.19 Desktop on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki i386/amd64 GNU+Linux Desktop.

Enlightenment is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of Libraries (EFL) to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits.

E19 it’s now the first Linux desktop with full Wayland support. With Wayland we can move the X server and all its legacy technology to an optional code path.

Getting-Started with Enlightenment 0.19 for Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Enlightenment 0.19 Desktop on Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  2. Enabling PPA on Loki+

    sudo apt install software-properties-common

    Because on Elementary > 0.3 this facility is Not Available by default…

  3. How-to Add E19 Elementary OS PPA Apt Repo:

    Adding E19 Elementary OS PPA
  4. Installing Enlightenment 0.19

    sudo su -c "apt-get install enlightenment"



  5. Logout and Switch to Enlightenment
    On the Log-In Screen Select the Enlightenment Entry!

Install Enlightenment 0.19 Desktop on Elementary OS - Enlightenment Desktop

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