Saturday, February 11, 2022

Elive 2.8.0 beta Has Been Released and Available For Download

The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.8.0

Elive is an open source Linux distribution built around the Enlightenment desktop environment and based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system. It’s main goal is to demo the main features of the Enlightenment project on a stable and reliable base.

Features at a glance

The distribution supports a plethora of Wireless devices, and can be tested in a virtual machine inside Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X operating systems. It includes a wide range of open source application for common tasks like web browsing, emailing, music playback, etc.

Another interesting feature is the ability to install other operating systems and run them on the same machine. Furthermore, you can automate tasks, run games and game emulators, share folders or access remote ones, and much more.

The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.8.0
This new version includes:

  • Designs preview feature included
  • Gimp much improved with a more intuitive and useful interface, expanded navigation and direct access to handy tools
  • Fixes in the desktop stability and performance bottleneck that was caused by a small cache
  • Ebook creator tool from web articles greatly improved(cli)
  • Thumbnails for Epub and Mobi files
  • Welcome panel with multiple fixes
  • Timezone and Time compatibility with shared Windows systems and improvements in the detection and re-using of configurations

See the release announce

Download: elive_2.8.0_beta_hybrid.iso (2,720MB, MD5, signature, pkglist).
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