Are there python hooks and/or APIs for creating apps for xfce4?

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Fri Dec 30 11:30:42 CET 2011

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Chris Green <cl at> wrote:
> Subject says it all really, are there hooks and/or python packages for
> talking to xfce4?  In particular are there any easy ways to create panel
> applets in python?

There is pyxfce ( but that has
never seen a release. Not really sure if it actually works.

> I guess an alternative approach would be python gnome applets and use
> the gnome applets add-on for xfce4.

I don't think the xfapplet plugin works with the new gtk3 gnome-panel framework.


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