Xfce Desktop 4.14 Officially Released! Ported to GTK3

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After 4 years and 5 months of development, Xfce 4.14 was finally released today. Xfce 4.14 sees all core components ported to Gtk3 and GDBus, most components received GObject Introspection support.

Xfce 4.14 release highlights:

  • Window manager xfwm4 now supports Vsync
  • Improved GLX support with NVIDIA proprietary source drivers
  • better HiDPI support, and support for XInput2
  • The desktop and panel support for RandR’s primary monitor feature
  • per-panel “icon-size” setting, new default clock format and clock format evaluator
  • save and (automatically) restore complete multi-display configurations
  • support RandR display scaling (configured via Xfconf).
  • added a switch user button in the logout dialog
  • Thunar now supports for larger thumbnails, and a “folder.jpg” file altering the folder’s icon.
  • Add “Do Not Disturb” mode for notification.
  • MPRIS2 support in PulseAudio panel plugin
  • And much more other changes. See the official announcement.

Xfce 4.12 tour (coming soon): https://xfce.org/about/tour

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