ANNOUNCE: xfdesktop 4.12.1 released

Eric eric.koegel at
Sun Mar 22 08:46:31 CET 2015

xfdesktop 4.12.1 is now available for download from

What is xfdesktop?

Xfce's desktop manager.


Stable release of xfdesktop for Xfce 4.12.

* Bug fixes:
 - Remove unused variable 'tmp_text'
 - Monitor the wallpaper file for changes
   (Bug #11620)
 - Reinitialize background when reloading desktop
   (Bug #11620)
 - Update rc file after completing delete process
   (Bug #11692)
 - Add a xfconf settings to center the text on
   xfdesktop icons. This fixes some issues with
   RTL languages.
 - Do not overwrite rc file while restoring icons
   (bug #11266)
 - Fix crash when moving 2+ icons to the bottom
   right corner
 - Fix icon placement when using "Arrange Desktop
   Icons" (Bug #11639)
 - Center icons vertically in the grid (Bug #11086)
 - Set initial value of font size spin button
 - Show sub directories in template menu again
 - Prevent accidental double clicks in single
   click mode (Bug #10720)
 - Disable rename menu entry for special icons
 - Add icon emblems in clockwise order
 - Handle icons with preset emblems (Bug #7417)
 - Enable drag&drop popup menu for local actions
 - Use mini icon and allow dimming of non-scaled

* Translation updates:
   Czech (cs), Greek (el), Spanish (Castilian) (es),
   Croatian (hr), Italian (it), Japanese (ja),
   Kazakh (kk), Korean (ko), Lithuanian (lt),
   Malay (ms), Norwegian Bokmål (nb),
   Polish (pl), Portuguese (pt),
   Portuguese (Brazilian) (pt_BR), Russian (ru),
   Slovak (sk), Thai (th), Turkish (tr),
   Ukrainian (uk), Chinese (China) (zh_CN)

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