Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a stacking window manager for the X. Now it’s available in PPA for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander.

This simple tutorial is going to show you how to intall E17 in Ubuntu 13.10 via PPA repository.

E17 session in Ubuntu

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T key combination on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to add the E17 PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:efl/trunk

Then update package lists via:

sudo apt-get upate

Finally install the E17 session:

sudo apt-get install e17

This also works on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal and their derivatives such as Linux Mint.

Once installed, log out current session and select login with Enlightenment.

e17 login ubuntu 13.10