ANNOUNCE: xfce4-panel 4.17.3 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Sat Aug 20 17:35:10 CEST 2022

xfce4-panel 4.17.3 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-panel?

Xfce's panel.


Release notes for 4.17.3
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- New Features:
  - clock: binary: Add new binary time mode (#235, !94)

- Code Refactoring:
  - cleanup: Use the same debug function everywhere
  - clock: binary: Various refactoring and cleanups (!91, !92, !93)
  - launcher: Replace deprecated GtkWidget::state-changed signal
  - tasklist: Use a checkbox for button grouping
  - cleanup: Remove dead code
  - cleanup: Wrap some GdkScreen deprecations in one place
  - cleanup: Wrap GtkImageMenuItem deprecations in one place
  - cleanup: Remove deprecated GdkColor
  - prefs-dialog: Rephrase "Don't reserve space on borders" (Fixes
  - tasklist: Simplify label text

- Bug Fixes:
  - clock: Implement sleep monitor (#58, !88)
  - systray: Help to keep status notifiers from vanishing (#102,
    #243, #599)
  - panel: Exit gracefully when display cannot be opened (Fixes
  - Urgency blinking fixes (!90)
  - prefs-dialog: Always select another panel after removing one
  - tasklist: Do not release button if left-click minimization is
  - tasklist: Properly exclude grouped windows from overflow menu
  - tasklist: Keep dnd position when grouping/ungrouping windows
  - Reposition menu for popup commands if necessary
  - tasklist: Fix memory leak
  - panel: Populate item dialog after setting dialog screen (Fixes
  - panel: Switch to pixels for the panel length in the prefs
    dialog (#99)
  - panel: Rework enter/leave opacity management (#180)
  - systray: Set button border width to 0 (Fixes #604)
  - systray: Perform sanity checks also for "NewStatus" signal
    (Fixes #602)
  - pager: Fix aspect ratio for viewport (Fixes #119)
  - clock: Distinguish AM/PM hours in fuzzy clock for L10N (#77)
  - libxfce4panel: Report a highlighted arrow button as blinking
  - windowmenu: Update plugin icon on active window icon change
    (Fixes #37)
  - pager: Synchronize workspace layout between plugin instances
  - pager: Move some function calls to their right place
  - pager: Properly disconnect signal handler
  - tasklist: Guard against null workspace
  - tasklist: Properly update active window when it changes
    workspace (#207)
  - libxfce4panel: Warn about deprecated

- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian, Basque,
  Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese
  (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
  Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (United Kingdom),
  Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew,
  Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingue, Italian, Japanese,
  Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian
  Nynorsk, Occitan (post 1500), Panjabi (Punjabi), Polish, Portuguese,
  Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovak,
  Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur,

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