Enlightenment is a window manager or desktop environment, which includes modern features and futuristic elements.
Enlightenment is one of the lightweight desktop environments for Linux systems, one that never reached maturity and was never adopted by distribution makers.
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· music-control: control any mpris2-compatible music player
· appmenu: externally show a menu of the current focused application
· bluez4: control bluetoothd daemon
· conf_comp: configuration dialogs for composite, like in previous comp module
· Added action to reset filemanager
· Added function to hide all active menus
· Added enum for deskflip animation mode
· Added e_win_elm_available()
· Added e_configure_option API
· Added D-Bus notification to systray module
· Added D-Bus menu support
· Added e_comp namespace and E_EVENT_COMP events
· Added API for fetching module .desktop files
· e_config_xkb functions
· Added option for disabling icons in menus
· Added option for disabling pointer warping when performing directional focus changes using winlist
· comp settings now uses the "e_comp" config domain
· added options to disable comp effects on types of windows
· added option to disable comp effects on screen
· added options and functionality for "fast" composite effects
· split comp window match settings into separate dialog
· modules no longer require shutdown or save functions
· e_menu_category_callback create callback parameter order has been changed
· e_manager_comp_set() is no longer accessible by modules
· e_xkb_layout API now deals directly with E_Config_XKB_Layout structs
· e_manager_comp namespace
· HAL support for filemanager
Check changed added to several settings dialogs:
· startup theme,
· desktop environments,
· Improve UI of desk settings.
· Add icons for gadcon settings.
· Improve strings of pager settings.
· Improve title of fileman settings.
· Mixer settings dialog is now resizable
· Increased maximum menu size, improved menu autoscrolling
· Various #defines in e_int_menus.h are now enums
· No backlight dimming when in presentation mode.
· Backlight fade time only applies to dimming - undimming is fixed 0.5 .
· Added elm win trap callback for base size setting, calling this causes ICCCM hints to be applied
· "System Default" language in wizard now displays which language it is and no longer removes language from list
· Desktop->Shelves menu now shows shelf names
· geometry_auto_move option now also corrects applications which fail in their attempts to center windows
· E_LIST_HANDLER_APPEND macro now asserts the event handler to make debugging easier
· config submenu now sets "config" category
· composite settings dialog is now accessible from Settings menu
· added focus-out color class and functionality to default theme
· added fallback timer for system actions
· compositor now applies focus/urgency state to windows on first show
· prevent windows dragged from one screen to another from being larger than the destination screen
· track module directories
· improve module config dialog load speed
· No longer build illume edj files
· add support for AltGr in illume2's E_Kbd_Buf_Key, fix related leak
· IBar menu didn't allow to configure different icon sources, show contents menu even on empty IBar.
· Shelf option 'overlapping' made clearer and disabled when window automatic movement on shelf hide isn't set.
· Backlight, screenlock and screensaver don't check for fullscreen windows - we have presentation mode for that.
· Force check changed upon confirmation dialog closure for engine settings.
· Clock date formats are now internationalizable.
· Advanced pager settings check changed accounts for flip desktop on mouse wheel.
· File manager settings values are now all read, checked and applied as they should.
· Fixed crash when changing ibar source
· Fixed SIGFPE in tiling module and functionality of toggle_rows_count
· Filemanager now uses global setting option for showing desktop icons
· Fixed error in Evry when trying to call edje functions on non-edje object
· Fix construction of variant list for setxkbmap
· Fix border(less) style of internal elm tooltip windows
· Fix incorrect config value clamping for window autoraise delay
· Always hide menus on desklock
· e_win now traps elm_win_activate to ensure that internal elm windows don't fail to raise as expected if user has configured E to ignore activate hints
· Fix restarting E17 after manually monitoring it.
· Fix build with uClibc.
· Restore default keybindings no longer restores two bindings for ctrl+alt+f
· entry/scrollframe: Fixed issues with submembers.
· Fixed bug where keyboard resizing of windows would not be possible if timeout was set to zero
· Fixed crash when clicking apply in wallpaper settings dialog and no wallpaper is selected
· Fixed bug where disabled slider widgets could be changed with mouse wheel
· Fixed bug where fileman config slider widgets were not properly disabled
· Tasks gadgets now apply the selected style
· Fixed crash when changing desktop configuration while clock popup was present
· fixed bug where window border insets were not applied to initial positioning geometry, causing them to be placed incorrectly
· Fixed bug with desktop config profile where conf module version variable was misnamed
· fixed bug where internal dialogs would not redraw after unfullscreening
· fixed bug where starting with a nonexistent config could cause a crash instead of simply restarting
· fixed window border hide bug where after iconification hides leave ghosts
· fixed bug where backlight settings would try to update dummy backlight devices
· Reuse notifications for mixer and battery modules.
· fixed gadget dragging on desktop near screen edges
· fixed bug where "don't composite fullscreen windows" option would cause some windows to stop appearing
· module error dialog is no longer remembered across restarts
· fix small leak in efm when performing dnd onto mounted drive icon
· fixed small leak in e_import_config_dialog_show during failure case
· fixed small leak in e_import_dialog_show during failure case
· fixed small leak in illume2 policy config
· fixed path setting in import dialog
· fixed possible NULL deref in desktop editor
· fixed possible NULL deref in e_sys when debugging
· fixed map then unmap race condition for some windows (needs efl 1.8)
· fixed bug where dragging files into sidebar would move them instead of creating links
· fixed window autoraise triggering from pointer slide
· fixed opening of links in filemanager in some cases
· filemanager now ignores changes to .part files
· fixed bugs where keyboard layouts could not be applied or selected