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Enlightenment is a Window Manager / Desktop environment for linux and bsd based systems. Its primary aim is to look fancy but at the same time be resource efficient.

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Arch Linux: Mixed themed settings: Trying to set Code-OSS Desktop Application's icon from its property window

First here's my current setup: I have Arch Linux installed through VirtualBox on Windows 10 Pro. I'm using VirtualBox because I am only limited to WSL1 since my CPU does not have Hyper-V SLAT ...
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Browser cookies lost when switching desktop environment

Each time I switch between Enlightenment and KDE Plasma, Chromium seems to loose all cookies and I need to re-login to any web service I use (really annoying). Is this a known problem? Can I do ...
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How to change the mouse cursor in Bodhi Linux

In Bodhi Linux, there is a poor choice of mouse cursor - only from the MOKSHA desktop theme, is it possible to change the theme of the mouse cursor?
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Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders

Using Enlightenment on Gentoo in Virtualbox and at startup I'm getting Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders or no OpenGL engines were compiled or installed for ...
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Preventing systemd-inhibit in Linux

Question Is it possible to prevent applications from using systemd-inhibit? Why? systemd-inhibit allows applications to override directives from /etc/systemd/logind.conf, in particular ...
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Enlightenment 22 -- Binding cursor movement to keys

I've seen that it's possible for X11-based desktops to move the cursor/pointer around using keys with stuff like xdotool or keynav. While these look quite convenient, I've been trying to do the same ...
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Do i3 workspaces have to be linear?

Currently the way i3 does workspaces, they're all linear 0-9. Under a normal workflow this typically means you have one workspace for browsing the web, and one for managing media, and messaging/chat .....
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How to run Enlightenment on Wayland on Arch Linux?

I'd like to run an Enlightenment on Wayland session on Arch Linux, I read the Arch Linux article at enlightenment.org, but it seems to be outdated as enlightenment-wayland-git no longer exists in the ...
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Enlightenment E20: how to remove desktop gadget?

I try E20 DE. Mouse click on desktop calls the menu -> Main -> Desktop -> + Add Gadgets To Desktop. Then I click on Thermal gadget and click on desktop. The problem is that I can't remove it from ...
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Text wrapping in Terminology

I just installed Enlightenment in OpenSuse Tumbleweed via YasT. I'm using E as the WM and entrance as the DM, if it matters. While checking its terminal emulator Terminology, I noticed that output ...
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Bind Windows Key in Enlightenment

so I set up Arch with Enlightenment. You open the "Run Everything" application using alt+esc by default. I'd like to use the Windows Key for that. The key bindings manager only allows for key pairs. ...
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Changing Firefox's Open Containing Folder action [duplicate]

I've just installed Enlightenment on my Mint desktop and am loving it. But when I download something from Firefox, then click on "open Containing Folder" (in the Firefox download menu) the entire ...
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Applications don't start in enlightenment WM

I installed enlightenment on my arch but I experience some rather strange behaviour. If I start it with startx /bin/enlightenment_start I get a black screen and a mouse cursor. The same happens if I ...
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Make terminal content fit the window size

I have a fluxbox environment that uses Eterm to open a telnet connection to my server. I set Eterm to have the biggest fint possible, but it's not full-width. Is there a way to set Eterm to make the ...
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How do I prevent unlocking the screen?

Use case: I want my screen to auto-lock when I unmount my USB drive. (That part is easy.) What's not so easy: I want the screen lock to require the USB drive and the password when I return. Thus, is ...
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Is Enlightenment a full DE or just a WM?

I installed Enlightenment on my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon. I thought it was just a Window Manager that I could switch to and use within Cinnamon. However, I found that I had to log out to my display ...
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How do I convert image files to .edj format from the command-line?

I have recently installed the E17 fork, Moksha, on my Sabayon Linux machine the problem is that the graphical tools for changing the wallpaper to JPG or PNG files are causing me grief (and yes I have ...
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Udisks2, LUKS and btrfs

I just bought a portable USB HDD,on which i put 2 partitions : a LUKS one, which contains a btrfs fs and a fat32 one, in case I'd have to use a system which doesn't support LUKS or btrfs I use ...
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Is there any file I can edit to change the keybindings of Enlightenment 19?

I would like to edit the keyboard shortcuts used by the Enlightenment window manager and I would like to do so textually by editing some text/XML file. Sort of like how I edit ~/.config/openbox/lxde-...
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Can Enlightenment be a fancy alternative to the i3 WM with same keyboard productivity?

So, the i3 WM is a great WM in productivity matter. It's primary focus is to allow users to do a lot of things without need to touch mouse: easily navigate between windows, and workspaces easily ...
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Enlightenment E19 Screen Magnifier

I'm looking for a solution for accessibility in the Enlightenment E19 WM. I am using Bodhi Linux 3.0.0, returning from a long hiatus of Linux. Last time I used Linux in a desktop environment was ...
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Why would starting a second X server render Ctrl+Alt+Fn keys unable to switch desktops?

I run Enlightenment 18.8 on Funtoo. Sometimes I want to run a second X server (usually because I'm running a game or other app which might mess up my screen layout). For this I use simply startx -- :...
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Newly installed arch linux problems

First off, I've installed arch before, but managed to not encounter any of the problems I'm having at the moment (not sure how). But I'm well and truly stuck. First, my network interface is now called ...
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Enlightenment (E17) not opening settings windows or click menu

I cannot open any settings windows and cannot access the menu be clicking on an empty part of the desktop on enlightenment installed on Arch. What could be the problem? I'm running GDM for a desktop ...
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Change default file manager in Arch Linux with E17 to Dolphin

I am using Arch Linux with E17 as my DE. However, I am not happy with the file manager that E17 comes with, so I researched a bit and decided to go with the Dolphin file manager (the one KDE comes ...
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What does the Enlightenment desktop (E17) environment variable "PANTS=ON" do?

Installing the Enlightenment Window Manager (E17), results in an environment variable being set: PANTS=ON What does this environment variable do? What will happen if I set PANTS=OFF
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How to set up a taskbar in enlightenment DE?

There is no taskbar in e17 and it is not comfortable to check and switch between open windows. While ibar module provides some limited functionality it shows only minimized windows. There was itask ...
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Under Mint 12 and the latest version of the Enlightenment window manager the battery monitor gadget doesn't report correctly

Can anyone give me a clue where to look to fix it, and, can anyone point me to a good replacement?
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