XFCE 4.6 RC1

Stephan Arts stephan at xfce.org
Wed Feb 18 10:58:52 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 9:12 PM, g <gmeyer1de at yahoo.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> i installed XFCE 4.6 RC1 and most things work quite fine, i have,
> however, two questions.
> 1. Is there no menu-editor or am i just to stupid to find it?

Nope, there is no menu-editor. There is a new menu implementation
(fd.o compliant), but it does not yet support menu-merging. This is
the key feature required for supporting custom menu's.

So, without support for custom menu's... there is no sense in having a

> 2. When i move a window in the pager, it duplicates the icon and leaves
> a slightly transparent in the old place till the new one is dropped. Is
> it to get the old behaviour back? In most cases i use the pager just to
> look what's beyond the top layer window without actually moving anything.

We deprecated the old pager code (netk inside libxfcegui4) and
replaced it with libwnck. This reduces the maintenance overhead for

Unfortunately, this also comes with a little 'different' behaviour.
Like you have described.

The only good news I can give you is that the menu-editor will likely
be back in 4.8.


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