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Enlightenment (software)

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Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a compositing and stacking window manager for the X Window System. [1]

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Bodhi Linux

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BSD licenses

BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the redistribution of covered software.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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Carsten Haitzler

Carsten Haitzler (born 1975), known as Raster or Rasterman to the open source community, is an Australian-German software engineer, best known for initiating and leading the development of the Enlightenment window manager and its libraries.

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Comparison of X window managers

This article compares variety of different X window managers.

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Compositing window manager

A compositing window manager is a window manager that provides applications with an off-screen buffer for each window.

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Cursor (user interface)

In computer user interfaces, a cursor is an indicator used to show the current position for user interaction on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device.

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Desktop environment

In computing, a desktop environment (DE) is an implementation of the desktop metaphor made of a bundle of programs running on top of a computer operating system, which share a common graphical user interface (GUI).

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Drop shadow

In graphic design, a drop shadow is a visual effect consisting of drawing that looks like the shadow of an object, giving the impression that the object is raised above the objects behind it.

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Elive ("Enlightenment live") is a Linux distribution based on Debian for legacy and commodity hardware with Intel processors.

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Enlightenment Foundation Libraries

The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) are a set of graphics libraries that grew out of the development of Enlightenment, a window manager and Wayland compositor.

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Extended Window Manager Hints

Extended Window Manager Hints, aka NetWM or Net WM, is an X Window System standard for window managers.

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freedesktop.org (fd.o) is a project to work on interoperability and shared base technology for free software desktop environments for the X Window System (X11) on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.

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GNOME (pronounced or) is a desktop environment that is composed entirely of free and open-source software.

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Icon (computing)

In computing, an icon is a pictogram displayed on a computer screen in order to help the user navigate a computer system or mobile device.

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Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual

In computing, the Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual (ICCCM or I39L short for "I", 39 letters and "L") is a standard for interoperability between X Window System clients of the same X server.

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KDE is an international free software community producing an integrated set of cross-platform applications designed to run on modern Unix-like and Microsoft Windows systems.

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Keith Packard

Keith Packard (born April 16, 1963) is a software developer, best known for his work on the X Window System.

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A laptop or a notebook is a portable:personal computer with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use.

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OpenGEU was a free computer operating system based upon the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, which in turn is based on Debian GNU/Linux.

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OS X (pronounced; originally Mac OS X) is a series of Unix-based graphical interface operating systems (OS) developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.

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Pager (GUI)

A pager is a graphical user interface feature provided by some desktop environments, mostly on the Unix and Linux platforms.

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Shell (computing)

In computing, a shell is a user interface for access to an operating system's services.

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Stacking window manager

A stacking window manager (also called floating window manager) is a window manager that draws all windows in a specific order, allowing them to overlap, using a technique called painter's algorithm.

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A taskbar is an element of a graphical user interface which has various purposes.

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Terminology (software)

Terminology is a terminal emulator for the X Window System and for the Wayland graphic server.

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Tiling window manager

In computing, a tiling window manager is a window manager with an organization of the screen into mutually non-overlapping frames, as opposed to the more popular approach of coordinate-based stacking of overlapping objects (windows) that tries to fully emulate the desktop metaphor.

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A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.

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Wayland (display server protocol)

Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between a display server (called Wayland compositor) and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in the C programming language.

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Window manager

A window manager is system software that controls the placement and appearance of windows within a windowing system in a graphical user interface.

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X Window System

The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enlightenment_(software)

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