Enlightenment Alternatives

    Enlightenment is described as 'is not just a window manager for Linux/X11 and others, but also a whole suite of libraries to help you create beautiful user interfaces with much less work than doing it the old fashioned way and fighting with traditional toolkits, not to mention a traditional' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Enlightenment for a variety of platforms, including Linux, BSD, Windows, postmarketOS and Ubuntu Kylin. The best alternative is KDE Plasma, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Enlightenment are Xfce (Free, Open Source), GNOME (Free, Open Source), Cinnamon (Free, Open Source) and MATE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 23, 2021

    1. The Common Desktop Environment was created by a collaboration of Sun, HP, IBM, DEC, SCO, Fujitsu and Hitachi. Used on a selection of commercial UNIXs, it is now available as open-source software for the first time.
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    2. Window Maker has a reputation for being fast, efficient and highly stable. Window Maker has been characterized as reproducing "the elegant look and feel of the NeXTstep GUI" and is noted as "easy to configure and easy to use.
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    3. GNUstep's core framework provides open source version of the Cocoa's (formerly known as OpenStep from NeXT) APIs and tools for as many platforms as possible.
    4. Fork of Enlightenment version 17 (commonly called E17) used as the main desktop environment on Bodhi Linux Installing Moksha Requirements: ------------- Dependencies for building under Bodhi: doxygen pkg-config libglib2.
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    5. Lumina is a lightweight, BSD licensed, standards-compliant desktop environment based upon Qt and Fluxbox. It is being developed on PC-BSD, and is being packaged for distribution on the PC-BSD package repository as well.
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    6. Elokab Desktop Environment is an open-source independent desktop environment for Linux which uses QT libraries like KDE Plasma .
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    7. KDE 3.5 fork. A computer desktop environment for Unix-like operating systems with a primary goal of retaining the function and form of traditional desktop computers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Ubuntu Kylin
      UKUI is a desktop environment designed and developed by the Ubuntu Kylin team. It can provide Windows-like interactive functions and bring more friendly user experiences. UKUI has entered both https://alternativeto.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Solaris
      Equinox Desktop Environment is simple and small graphical desktop environment for UNIX operating systems
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Ubuntu
      • Deepin
      DDE (Deepin Desktop Environment) is a Desktop Environment (DE) written in Qt for Deepin.
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