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Elive
Jack Wallen says if you like a lightning fast distribution with a Debian base, you can't go wrong with Elive.

Elive Brings Enlightenment to the Linux Desktop

For the longest time, Enlightenment was my Linux desktop of choice. It was incredibly fast, highly configurable, and gorgeous. Since that time, I’ve migrated to desktops that veer toward being simpler, more efficient to work with… but I always consider my years with E16 and E17 with great fondness...
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Cedric Bail
Cedric Bail, a long-time contributor to the Enlightenment project who works on EFL integration with Tizen at Samsung Open Source Group, discussed some of the lessons learned in optimizing wearable apps for low battery, memory, and CPU usage.

Optimizing Apps for Wearables With Enlightenment Foundation Libraries

Developers looking to add GUIs to their embedded devices have a variety of open source and commercial options, with Qt generally leading the list. If you’re operating in severely constrained environments, however, especially for battery powered devices like wearables, the open source Enlightenment...
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Bodhi Linux
Jack Wallen says the Bodhi Linux experience is like glimpsing Linux’s past, while remaining grounded in the present.

Bodhi Linux 4.1.0: Like Visiting an Old Friend

When I first started working with Linux, some 20 years ago, I sat in wonder at how much I could do. It seemed the roof had been lifted away and the sky was the limit. That held true for nearly every aspect of the platform. In those first years, I was using the likes of FVWM—which, truth be told,...
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Linux desktops 2017
Jack Wallen looks at top desktop environments with the following characteristics in mind: evolution, usability, and modernity.

5 Linux Desktop Environments on the Rise for 2017

With each passing year, the Linux desktop ecosystem shifts and morphs from one darling to the next. Although it’s sometimes challenging to tell, from month to month, which desktop will reign as the fan favorite, there are always signs that a particular desktop is going to rise in market share....
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