ANNOUNCE: xfdesktop 4.11.3 released

Eric Koegel eric.koegel at
Wed Feb 19 18:58:25 CET 2014

xfdesktop 4.11.3 is now available for download from

What is xfdesktop?

Xfce's desktop manager.


Release notes for 4.11.3
[Please note that this is a development release.]

Fourth development release of xfdesktop targeting for Xfce 4.12.
Please report all problems at

* Multi-monitor fixes:
  - Release pixmap on screen changes
  - Always redraw backdrop on display change.
    Both patches were added so that transitions from one monitor
    to another cause the backdrop to properly display.

* Miscellaneous fixes:
- Update default icon size, spacing, and text proportion.
- Scale up small image previews in xfdesktop-settings (Bug 10690)
- Fix strict aliasing issue
- Check for thumbnails in the new location
- Fix issues with icon resizing
- Refresh desktop on style changes
- Fix potential bugs found with static code analysis tools
- Fix keyboard cursor movement in the icon view
- Fix some runtime warnings
- Ensure a quit signal causes xfdesktop to shutdown
- Fix icon labels in RTL languages (Bug 10604)
- Use get_folder_actions for clicks on the desktop itself
- Only use thunarx_menu_provider_get_file_actions (Bug 10492)

* Translation updates:
  Czech (cs), English (Australia) (en_AU), German (de),
  Icelandic (is), Indonesian (id), Kazakh (kk), Malay (ms),
  Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt), Russian (ru), Slovenian (sl),
  Spanish (Castilian) (es), Swedish (sv), Turkish (tr).

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