ANNOUNCE: xfce4-session 4.11.1 released

Eric eric.koegel at
Mon Dec 1 13:24:08 CET 2014

xfce4-session 4.11.1 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-session?

The Xfce session manager controls the loading of applications when Xfce
is started. It also handles logging out, shutting down, and rebooting.


Release notes for 4.11.1
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Add DesktopNames to .desktop file
- Export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP (Bug #11239)
- Expand usage of xfsm_verbose for debugging
- Don't log errors when trying to close non-existent FDs
- Add error checking for fcntl
- Properly print the dbus error message
- Check the return value of select
- atoi (argv[2]) is unsafe
- Check the return value of gtk_tree_selection_get_selected
- gtk_cell_renderer_text_new is never used
- Minor Autotools Updates
- Add fallback DragonflyBSD support for suspend/hibernate
- Use pkexec for xfsm-shutdown (Bug 9952)
- Handle gpg and ssh agents separately
  Patch by Mikhail Efremov
- Non-POSIX compliant test used in startxfce4 (Bug 10828)
  Patch by seejay
- Update copyright year (Bug 10768)
- polkit_unix_process_new is deprecated (Bug 10793)
  Patch by Baurzhan Muftakhidinov
- Add logind runtime detection to support suspend/hibernate (Bug 9952)
  Patch by Guido Berhoerster
- Translation Updates: Asturian (ast), Bulgarian (bg),
  German (de), Spanish (Castilian) (es), Finnish (fi),
  French (fr), Norwegian Bokmål (nb), Dutch (Flemish) (nl),
  Polish (pl), Swedish (sv), Phan Vĩnh Thịnh (vi).

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