Enlightenment DR 0.20.0-beta Release

E20 alpha was released a few weeks ago, and now, after nearly 100 more patches from 12 different authors, the beta is ready for release.
This release focuses on bug fixes, specifically in relation to window management.
Note: Wayland compositor functionality now requires EFL 1.16.

Release Highlights

  • Full Wayland support
  • New screen management infrastructure and dialog
  • New audio mixer infrastructure and gadget
  • Many internal widgets replaced with Elementary
  • Improved FreeBSD support
  • Geolocation module

The complete log can be seen here.

Tickets Resolved

  • T2271
  • T2624
  • T2760
  • T2763
  • T2770
  • T2776
  • T2784
  • T2785
  • T2786
  • T2788

As always, stay tuned to the latest infrequent E updates on the release blog.


Enlightenment DR 0.20.0-beta GZIP369d4b93f5dd619c13ff67d885d5e3f91b4407ba1ba41827b7b016c51a6e37ac
Enlightenment DR 0.20.0-beta XZ12eb99c254584297a017fdc7bc82ac907e9108679809acf919b4dac55d64bf35

Enlightenment: for when you might otherwise find yourself being too productive.

Building and Dependencies

If you have an existing EFL or Elementary install, you may wish to delete its header files and libraries before compiling and installing to avoid possible conflicts during compilation. Please compile the dependencies in the following order (click for README):

  1. efl
  2. elementary
  3. emotion_generic_players
  4. evas_generic_loaders

Note: E20 depends on EFL v1.15.2 or newer for X11 compositing, and 1.16 for Wayland support.

Below are links to the project pages for each of the dependencies:

Written by zmike on Oct 23 2015, 11:02 AM.
Patch Reviewer