ANNOUNCE: xfce4-genmon-plugin 4.2.0 released

Tony Paulic tony.paulic at
Mon Apr 17 01:24:16 CEST 2023

xfce4-genmon-plugin 4.2.0 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-genmon-plugin?

This plugin cyclically spawns the indicated script/program, captures its
output (stdout) and displays the resulting string into the panel.

The string can also contain markup to displayed an image, a bar, a
button and a personalized tooltip.


Release notes for 4.2.0
- Add shell script to migrate settings to xfconf
- Fix GDK_Critical
- Fixed deskbar support. Issue #8
- Add Update Now menu option to right-click menu
- build: Add GLib requirement
- build: Fix autotools warnings
- Use "logo-icon-name" instead of "logo" in about dialog
- ***Migrate settings to xfconf
- Remove unused variable
- Fix intltool lock file bug in make distcheck
- Remove closing of standard file descriptors in the child process
- Update COPYING
- Add <css> tag support
- fixed .genmon_label and -gtk-icon transform bugs
- Fix code indentation and readalility
- Add support for single and multi-row panel layout options
- Added support for <css></css> XML tag. Changed default progressbar
width to 4px
- automake: Modernize following other projects
- autoconf: Some updates
- Update `.gitignore`
- Add missing comments to code functions
- Fix indentation
- Translation updates

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