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Enlightenment (software)

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

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Bodhi Linux

Bodhi Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the Moksha window manager.

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BSD licenses

BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the use and 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, or compositor, 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), sometimes described as a graphical shell.

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Drop shadow

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

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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, a.k.a. 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 is a desktop environment composed of free and open-source software that runs on Linux and most BSD derivatives.

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Icon (computing)

In computing, an icon is a pictogram or ideogram 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 protocol for the X Window System.

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KDE is an international free software community that develops Free and Open Source based software.

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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, also called a notebook computer or just notebook, is a small, portable personal computer with a "clamshell" form factor, having, typically, a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the "clamshell" and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid.

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macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.

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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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Shell (computing)

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

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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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Virtual desktop

In computing, a virtual desktop is a term used with respect to user interfaces, usually within the WIMP paradigm, to describe ways in which the virtual space of a computer's desktop environment is expanded beyond the physical limits of the screen's display area through the use of software.

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Wayland (display server protocol)

Wayland is a computer protocol that specifies the communication between a display server (called a 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, or shortened to simply X) 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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