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Xfce 4.4.0 released!

After more than two years of development, Xfce 4.4.0 has just been released.

Xfce 4.4 features new tools such as the much awaited Thunar file manager as well as several huge improvements of its core components.

A visual overview of Xfce 4.4 is available here:

http://www.xfce.org/about/tour

Download Xfce 4.4 from Sourceforge.net:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=19869&package_id=187881&release_id=480300... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2007-01-21

Xfce 4.4 RC1 released!

A lot of bugs were fixed during the last two months and several new features were added as well.

The brand new Xarchiver 0.4.0 is now included, trash support was added to Thunar and xfdesktop, and the overall memory usage was reduced.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2006-09-03

Xfce 4.4 beta1 released!

We are glad to announce that Xfce 4.4 beta1 (4.3.90.1) is now available for download on SourceForge.

Xfce 4.4 features the much awaited new file manager "Thunar" as well as
several huge improvements of its core components.

Please help us making Xfce 4.4 the best Xfce release ever, download it, try it, help us fixing it!

Enjoy!
Xfce devel team.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2006-04-17

xfce 4.2.3.2 released

A "micro" release to fix a regression that prevented the user from customizing the WM.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2005-11-15

Xfce 4.2.3.1 released

A new bug fix release of Xfce is finally available, after almost 6 months! Xfce 4.2.3.1 is available for the usual Sourceforge.net project page:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=19869&package_id=131509&release_id=369192

A summary of changes is also available here:

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=369192

Enjoy!

The Xfce development team.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2005-11-08

Xfce 4.0.6 released

The Xfce Team is pleased to announce the release 4.0.6 of the Xfce 4 Desktop Environment and Development Platform. This is a maintenance release, aimed at bug-fixing. Xfce is an easy-to-use and easy-to-configure desktop environment using the popular GTK+ toolkit.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2004-07-13

xfce 4.0.5 released

The Xfce Team is pleased to announce the release 4.0.5 of the Xfce 4 Desktop
Environment and Development Platform.

As usual, this is a maintenance release, aimed at bug-fixing; no new features
are being added to the 4.0 branch.

The main purpose of this release is compatibility with the recent GTK+ 2.4.x
release along with other fixes.

Xfce 4.0.5 is available in source and binary packages from SourceForge web site
at the following address:... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2004-04-15

xfce 4.0.4 released

The XFce Team is pleased to announce the release 4.0.4 of the XFce 4 Desktop Environment and Development Platform.

This is a maintenance and bug fix release. Release notes are available from http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=222635

File downloads are available from http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=19869&package_id=49402&release_id=222635

Enjoy,
The Xfce Development Team.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2004-03-09

xfce 4.0.3 released

This is a maintenance release.

Check notes here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=208394

Due to the memory leak found in the window manager code, users of all previous versions of xfce4 beta and xfce 4.0.x releases are highly encouraged to upgrade.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2004-01-07

xfce 4.0.2 released

Xfce 4.0.2 is the third release of the stable 4.0 tree.

This new release adds:
* Improve window manager responsiveness
* Various bug fixes in file manager, window manager and panel
* More 64bit clean up
* New translation added: Azerbaijani

Enjoy!
The xfce development team.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-12-21

xfce 4.0.1 released

The XFce Team is pleased to announce the release 4.0.1 of the XFce 4 Desktop Environment and Development Platform.

This is a bugfix release and all users of 4.0.0 are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

Quick sum-up of changes:

* Various bug fixes including panel crash with corrupted config file and improved window management
* Improved handling of multiple selections in the file manager
* French translations for the documentation
* Translation updates... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-11-12

xfce 4.0.0 released!

The XFce Project is pleased to announce the release of version 4.0 of the XFce Desktop Environment and Development Platform. See the press release [http://www.xfce.org/en/press_release_en.html]

XFce 4 is a Desktop Environment for Linux, *BSD, and other Unix-like systems. It's light, stable, modular, visually appealing and easy to configure.

More information is available from the official web site
[http://www.xfce.org]. Download instructions can be found here
[http://www.xfce.org/en/download.html]. Check the release notes
[http://www.xfce.org/en/final_notes_en.html] to see what was changed.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-09-25

xfce4 rc2 released

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-07-20

xfce4 rc1 released

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-07-13

Xfce 4 beta1 released

Contents

1. What is it?
2. What is new?
3. Packages
4. Where do I get it?
5. Installation instructions
6. How do I use it?

What is it?

XFce 4 is a desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims to be
fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use. It
is based on the GTK+ toolkit version 2 and aims to adheresto the standards
defined on http://freedesktop.org.... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2003-06-08

xfce-3.8.16 released

xfce-3.8.16 has just been released.

It features many changes, although I don't remember 'em all ;-)

Downloads are available from http://xfce.sf.net as usual.

Cheers,
Olivier.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2002-04-18

Xfce 3.8.14 released

After 2 months of developpment, Xfce 3.8.14 has been released.

It includes several enhancements, including :

- Huge enhancements on xftree file manager that turn xftree into a very nice tool.
- Overall speed and ICCCM compliance improvements in xfwm
- A lot of various small visual enhancements
- Bugfixes.

Cheers,
Olivier.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2002-01-24

Xfce 3.8.12 released

Xfce 3.8.12 has now been released.
Area of improvements :
- Bug fixes
* various bug fixes in xfwm
* important bug fixes in xftree
* fix compilation problems on various platforms
- Look and feel
* New xfce theme engine (GTK+)
* Improved xfwm engines
* New default color schemes
- New features
* xftree has been greatly improved

See complete ChangeLog on http://www.xfce.org/archive/ChangeLog... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-11-21

Xfce 3.8.9 released

Xfce 3.8.9 has now been released :

xfsound is now able to use multiple DSP devices if supported by the soundcard/kernel driver, digital clock in xfce panel now uses "leds" to display time, new option to reorder items in xfce panel menus, new rewritten user menu editor for xfwm, nww theme engine in xfwm, added gdm (GNOME Display Manager) support and a lot of changes in xfwm, including event handler to fix possible race condition resulting in huge stability improvement... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-11-01

xfce 3.8.7 released !

This release fixes a few bugs, including the one that caused the panel to crash when compiled on AIX using xlC. New features include the use of DISABLE_XFCE_USER_CONFIG to avoid any user configuration/customization
(for publicly accessible terminals or set-top boxes). A few other things were improved.

http://www.sf.net/projects/xfce

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-08-30

Xfce 3.8.6 released

Xfce 3.8.6 is no released.

It includes various updates and improvements, including a complete rewrite of xfmenu, the tool in charge of loading GNOME and KDE menus in xfwm and a new theme engine for xfwm.

Checkout http://sourceforge.net/projects/xfce to get the source and binaries.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-08-06

xfce 3.8.3 released

Xfce 3.8.3 is out. It fixes some remaining small bugs from 3.8.2 and slightly improves a few tools.

It mainly fixes one problem that was not stopping the user from starting more than one xfwm session at a time (bad, bad...)

There are some other small improvements, like the auto-close of drawer when the corresponding icon on the panel is pressed, or avoid usage of textures in palettes when running in 256 color mode to reduce color allocation (and more that I forget).... read more

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-05-28

xfce 3.8.2 released

This release includes some optimizations that have been removed from 3.8.1, add a menu editor for Xfwm and fixes a few small bugs (especially one causing Compupic and some other Java apps to SIGFPE).

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-05-14

Slashdot... :-)

What a nice problem to have... XFce got slashdotted for the umpteenth time this morning. All traffic for XFce.org has now been redirected to sourceforge. I'll change the Rewrite after the "slashdot effect" subsides. Cheers!

Posted by Chuck Mead 2001-05-02

Xfce 3.8.1 released

Xfce 3.8.1 has been released. It's a major bugfix release that fixes a race condition. Upgrade highly recommended.

Posted by Olivier Fourdan 2001-05-02