ANNOUNCE: xfce4-terminal 0.6.1 released

Nick Schermer nick at
Tue Jan 1 13:19:57 CET 2013

xfce4-terminal 0.6.1 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: fc56b9b4ff7b735065c7ca132a8c64e98ce007b9
   MD5 checksum: 98613ce500fef2ed62cdbe788084acca

What is xfce4-terminal?

Terminal is a modern terminal emulator for the Unix/Linux desktop -
primarily for the Xfce desktop environment. It is a lightweight emulator
based on the VTE widget, easy to use and provides an optional drop-down
window (game-console style).


Release notes for 0.6.1
Another terminal release with some important fixes for 0.6.0 and support
for a single drop-down terminal window. Information on how to use the
game-console like window can be found in the documentation wiki:

- Add drop-down window support with --drop-down parameter. This
  allows xfce4-terminal to start 1 game-console like window.
- Rename Go menu to Tabs.
- Load default Alt+N accelerators on first startup.
- Make single tab accelerator insensitive again.
- Rename clear scrollbar to reset.
- Fix crash when showing toolbar 2nd time (bug #9696).
- Don't check for version and help in parameters parsing.
- Remove Report Bug menu entry.
- Hide search dialog on delete to avoid crash.
- Set minimum tab label size to 10 chars.
- Make right-click tab menu more functional.
- Stop activity timeout when destroying a screen.
- Rename $TERM to emulation and use new preference to avoid
  migration crashes.
- Fix the tab re-use option when running from shortcut.
- Allow underscore and + in email address (bug #9392).
- Use new GPL license address (bug #9697).
- Allow setting the geometry in the preferences.
- Translation updates: Spanish (Castilian), French, Croatian, 
  Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Dutch (Flemish), Polish, Portuguese, 
  Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian.

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