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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 5 years ago
  • Total downloads: 163
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: Linux
  • Publisher: Equinox Desktop Environment Team
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Equinox Desktop Environment 1.2 / 2.0 Alpha is the software that will match to the requirements of the individuals who have the desired to build the simple and fast applications that work according to the requirements provided by the client. When compared with the other desktop environment solutions this software is much faster in operations along with having the excellent option of using very less memory space. The name for this software has its base from the Latin language from the words equinox which is mean equal night. It is like March and September months have equal duration for both day and night.

The desktop icons and the wallpapers are simply good to look at and apply for your own desktop. In the same way the Xft font is the idle anti-aliasing effect for the work done by you with this environment. The theme building is the other excellent feature that is enabled with this environment and also has the localization advantage that can be utilized by the individuals. Even one can try with the time-zone configuration and also save time in the process of file or directory searching with the utility that is provided in this software. Enjoy it by having it on your desktop.
Version reviewed: 1.2 / 2.0 Alpha Date: 03:56:59 PM, Monday, Jan 16, 2012

linux default iconEquinox Desktop Environment Publisher's description

Equinox Desktop Environment is small desktop environment, built to be simple, to have familiar look and feel and to be fast.

Equinox Desktop Environment (shortly EDE) is small desktop environment, builted to be simple and fast.

Comparing to other desktop environments, EDE is much faster and smaller in memory space (EDE's window manager use less memory than xterm).

The word "equinox" comes from the Latin for "equal night". The equinoxes in March and September are the two occasions each year when the day and the night are of equal duration.

For measuring the length of a day, sunrise is the moment when the sun is half-above the horizon and sunset is the moment when the sun is half-under the horizon. Using this definition, the length of the day (and the night) is precisely 12 hours at an equinox.

Here are some key features of "Equinox Desktop Environment":

В· desktop with icons and wallpaper;
В· Xft font anti-aliasing;
В· taskbar with configurable menu, cpu status, easy keyboard switching;
В· theming;
В· localization;

Graphical front-end for:

В· xscreensaver configuration;
В· software installation (.rpm, .deb, .tgz);
В· time and time-zone configuration;
В· fast file and directory serch utility;

System Requirements:

В· Build tools
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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