Enlightened Ubuntu desktop

I have installed enlightenment (e17) desktop shell in my Ubuntu 5.10. Ubuntu comes with e16, which is quite old one. I downloaded and installed the e17 from source. Really it is amazing quality of animated eye candy desktop shell.However it needs improvement in useability (clearly GNOME leads!). e17 does not

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Local software repository for apt-get

We use to apt-get the packages to install in Debian derivative of Linux. The packages are mostly downloaded from internet based repositories and locally cached at /var/cache/apt/archives directory. In case we reinstall the Linux, we need to download the packages once again to install through apt-get or synaptic GUI tool.

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