ANNOUNCE: exo 4.17.0 released

Alexander Schwinn alexxcons at
Sat Jun 26 22:47:23 CEST 2021

exo 4.17.0 is now available for download from

What is exo?

Exo is an Xfce library targeted at application development. It contains
various custom widgets and APIs extending the functionality of GLib and
GTK. It also ships utilities for defining preferred applications,
mounting storage devices and more.


Release notes for 4.17.0
[Please note that this is a development release.]

Development release on the master branch, required to be able to use new
features in other Xfce components.

- Keep execute permission bit after launcher modification (Issue #64)
- Deprecate ExoBinding and ExoMutualBinding In favor of GBinding
- Free hover_path in tree-view if not NULL
- Drop preferences-desktop-default-applications icon
- Properly initialize GdkRectangle to prevent crash (Issue #57)
- Revamp the documentation to uniformize accross components
- exo-icon-chooser-dialog: Throttle search requests
- exo-icon-chooser-dialog: Focus filter entry by default
- exo-icon-chooser-dialog: Set default to show to all icons
- exo-icon-chooser-dialog: Speed up sorting the icon view model
- Fix keyboard navigation when only one item is present (#53)
- Allow cross-compiling
- Translation Updates:
  Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian, Belarusian,
  Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Hong Kong), Croatian, Czech,
  Danish, Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United
  Kingdom), Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew,
  Hungarian, Icelandic, Interlingue, Italian, Kabyle, Kannada, Kazakh,
  Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian
  Nynorsk, Occitan (post 1500), Panjabi (Punjabi), Persian (Iran),
  Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian,
  Spanish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Urdu (Pakistan),

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