ANNOUNCE: xfce4-session 4.17.0 released

Andre Miranda andre at
Wed Sep 14 18:53:37 CEST 2022

xfce4-session 4.17.0 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-session?

The Xfce session manager controls the loading of applications when Xfce
is started. It also handles logging out, shutting down, and rebooting.


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

- settings: Revert type hint change
- Check getgrgid(3) return value to avoid crash
- build: Fix intltool lock file problem during make distcheck
- Remove pre-defined lockers
- Refresh list of screensavers (#17)
- Do not mind output of screensaver, if successful
- Run custom command in a separate shell
- Avoid extra pause by redirecting stdin
- Update COPYING
- Increase switch user timeout (!25)
- xflock4: Apply initial delay before running a screensaver/locker
- xflock4: Update copyrights
- xflock4: make the script executable
- Add labels to inline toolbar buttons
- Use correct icon for Close button
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian, Azerbaijani, Basque,
  Belarusian, Belarusian (Tarask), Bengali, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese
  (China), Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech,
  Danish, Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English
  (Canada), English (United Kingdom), Estonian, Finnish, French,
  Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic,
  Indonesian, Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean,
  Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Occitan
  (post 1500), Persian (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil),
  Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish,
  Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uyghur, Vietnamese

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