ANNOUNCE: xfce4-verve-plugin 1.1.0 released

Isaac Schemm isaacschemm at
Sat Jul 11 17:03:21 CEST 2015

xfce4-verve-plugin 1.1.0 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-verve-plugin?

The Verve panel plugin is a comfortable command line (or smartbookmark)
plugin for the Xfce panel. It supports several nice features, such as: 

- Command history
- Auto-completion (including command history)
- Open URLs and e-mail addresses in your favourite applications
- Expansion of variables in directory names with wordexp, and variable
and alias support in commands by running them through current shell
- Optional support for sending ! and \ queries to DuckDuckGo
- Focus grabbing via D-BUS (so you can bind a shortcut to it)
- Custom input field width


Release notes for 1.1.0
New features:
 * Add the ability to use xfce4-verve-plugin as a smartbookmark plugin
 * Add the ability to direct commands beginning in ! or \ to DuckDuckGo
 * Run commands through shell by default, to allow aliases, variables,
 * Use wordexp to expand directory names (when available), to allow
variables, etc.
 * Add an optional label on the left side of the plugin
 * Expand properties window to allow turning the above features on/off
 * Increase maximum width of plugin

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