Xfce 4 Release Candidate #3 is now available
tipaul at look.ca
Thu Aug 28 02:50:11 CEST 2003
OK, I've compile the whole rc3 thing... Everything seems to work except
** Message: Cannot connect to session manager
xftaskbar4: relocation error: xftaskbar4: undefined symbol:
What's this error?
Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>RELEASE NOTES - Xfce 4.0-rc3
>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 adhere to the
>standards defined on http://www.freedesktop.org.
>Xfce 4 consists of a number of components that together provide the full
>functonality of the desktop environment. The modular design allows you
>to pick and choose from the available packages to create the best
>personal working environment.
>Xfce 4 is all free software. Each component is released under one of the
>following licenses: the BSD license, the GNU LGPL or the GNU GPL.
>Visit the website at http://www.xfce.org for more information.
>Where to get it
>* All-in-one fat tarballs are available from Sourceforge :
>* Individual packages are available from xfce.org website :
>What is new?
>Xfce 4.0-rc3 is the third release candidate for the next generation of
>the XFce desktop environment. If no show stopper is found in this is
>release candidate, it is intended to become 4.0.
>General features of the Xfce 4 Desktop Environment:
> * Based on GTK2: improved general appearance, antialiased fonts.
> * Modular design: pick and choose from the available packages.
> * Development platform: Xfce 4 provides a set of libraries that make
> it easy to create programs that fit in with the desktop
> environment, providing utility functions, widgets and dialogs and
> a global preferences framework.
> * Standards compliant window manager with great themeing
> capabilities, and a lot of themes to go with it.
> * Improved panel with horizontal and vertical mode, autohide and a
> plugin framework for third-party add-ons.
> * Filemanager with integrated SMB network browser.
> * Settings manager for global preferences of Xfce 4 components and
> user interface settings.
> * A number of additional packages like a taskbar, an iconbox and a
> printer dialog.
>Xfce 4 is a complete rewrite from Xfce 3 and both environments can be
>installed at the same time.
>Summary of changes between rc2 and rc3
> * Fix a number of hard to find window management bugs.
> * Fix menubutton and iconbutton behaviour in libxfcegui4: no more
> flicker and unnecessary resizing.
> * Some fixes for autohide and reorientation of the panel
> * New default configuration for the panel
> * Use Xfce gtk theme by default
> * Improved handling of fullscreen windows.
> * Fixes to notification area/system tray implementation
> * Change buttons for desktop mouse menu: right click opens menu,
> middle click opens window list
> * Updated documentation
> * New default configuration for the panel and taskbar
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