ANNOUNCE: xfce4-screensaver 0.1.5 released

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at
Thu Jun 13 12:15:01 CEST 2019

xfce4-screensaver 0.1.5 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-screensaver?

xfce4-screensaver is a screen saver and locker that aims to have simple,
sane, secure defaults and be well integrated with the desktop.
xfce4-screensaver is a port of MATE Screensaver, itself a port of GNOME
Screensaver. It has been tightly integrated with the Xfce desktop,
utilizing Xfce libraries and the Xfconf configuration backend.


Release notes for 0.1.5
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Added support for elogind (Xfce #15243)
- Added support for profile images from AccountsService (Xfce #15235)

- Removed a lot of unused code (2,700+ lines)
- Simplified monitor-handling logic
- More consistent spacing in makefiles

Bug Fixes:
- Added categories to display in the Settings Manager (Xfce #15507)
- Added a fallback idle timer for when X11 screensaver doesn't notify
- Fixed warning during configure stage (Xfce #15552)
- Fixed Inhibitor lock (Xfce #15551)
- Hid screensaver themes from 'Open with' options (Xfce #15531)
- Made numerous cppcheck, cpplint, and Coverity Scan fixes
  - Constant variables guarding dead code
  - Dereferencing before/after null
  - Unchecked return values
  - Unused variables
  - Memory leaks

Translation Updates:
Albanian, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia), French,
German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian,
Malay, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish,

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