Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Tue 15th Feb 2011 22:57 UTC
General Development Enlightenment version 16 was one of most configurable window managers back in late nineties (and still is). For the next version however Rasterman and friends decided to create a complete desktop shell instead of just a simple window manager. Enlighenment version 17 is therefore based on a set of graphical libraries which can used for other applications as well. But do we need another set of libraries when QT and GTK+ are already mature and stable? Depending on your needs, you might find that using the Enlightenment libraries is truly an enlightening experience!
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RE: E17 anything but "speedy"
by cb88 on Wed 16th Feb 2011 04:43 UTC in reply to "E17 anything but "speedy""
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You clearly have something broken in your setup..... I've ran e17 on much slower hardware without any hitches are you running KDE4/Gnome applications in tandem with e17 thats probably the problem... you get all the bloat of Gnome + QT4 + e17 which makes it look bad and it really isn't

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