ANNOUNCE: xfce4-panel 4.13.0 released

Simon Steinbeiss simon at
Wed May 24 23:07:51 CEST 2017

xfce4-panel 4.13.0 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-panel?

Xfce's panel.


Release notes for 4.13.0
This is a development release.

- Port to Gtk3:
    The port is the result of the hard work Nick, Peter, Andrzejr, Simon
    many others that helped with testing, patches and translations.
- Features:
  - Support for the "primary" monitor option in RandR
  - Gtk2 plugins are still supported and work almost completely fine
    (see regressions below)
- Deprecations:
  - xfce_panel_image is deprecated, instead plugins shall use GtkImage
    xfce_panel_plugin_get_icon_size which introduces defined icon
    to avoid fuzzy icons
- Known regressions:
  - The panel is not visually focused by default (fixed in
  - Moving panel plugins via drag and drop on the panel directly via the
    context menu action "Move" is currently broken (works fine in
preferences dialog)
  - Small regression with intelligent hiding (when opening a menu, the
    hides and comes back immediately while it should just remain
  - Enter/leave opacity does not work for Gtk2 plugins
  - Not all panel settings may be kept as the configuration is not 100%
    compatible (e.g. we're using GdkRGBA instead of GdkColor for the
- Known todos:
  - Fix all bugs/regressions
  - Remove more/all Gtk+ deprecations
    (lots of warnings when compiling currently)
- Translations updates

Please submit all bugreports against the 4.13.0 version of the panel:

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