Enlightenment is Desktop Environment with minimal effect, clean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux.The libraries behind Enlightenment are referred to as EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries) collectively, each with a specific name and purpose. Enlightenment is better than compiz. Why? I just get enough with minimal effect with minimal memory, but if you activate the “ecomorph” feature, that will be different story to tell.
Enlightenment and EFL support several platforms, though Linux is the primary platform of choice for our developers, some make efforts to make things work on FreeBSD and other BSD’s, Solaris, MacOS X, Windows (XP, Vista, 7 etc.), Windows CE and more. Compatibility will vary, but most of core EFL support all Linuxes, BSD’s, Solaris and other UNIX-like OS’s. Mac support should work mostly thanks to the X11 support in OS X, and Windows support exists for most of the core libraries (XP, Vista, 7, CE)
Enlightenment can use and install on any ubuntu version or Ubuntu-Based Distribusion, you can follow guide How to Install Enlightenment Desktop on Ubuntu-Based Distribusion in below
How to Install Enlightenment Desktop on Ubuntu-Based Distribusion
To install Enlightenment Desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty, Ubuntu 10.10 Ubuntu 10.04, Linux Mint 10/11/12/13. add the PPA Enlightenment on your system with following commands:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:hannes-janetzek/enlightenment-svn sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install e17
if the installation process is complete, log-out from current session and select ‘Enlightenment‘ session to log-in.
For more info about Enlightenment Desktop environment and some tips you can visit officially Enlightenment website,