Enlightenment DR 0.21.0-alpha Release

After a little over 4 months and 500 commits, the E21 alpha release is ready for testing.


  • Greatly improved Wayland support
  • New gadget infrastructure
  • Wizard improvements
  • Video backgrounds

As always, stay tuned to the latest infrequent E updates here!


Artisanally composited pixmaps for your desktop.

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):

Note: E21 depends on EFL v1.17 or newer for X11 compositing and 1.18 for Wayland support.

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


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