ANNOUNCE: xfdesktop 4.8.1 released

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Sun Jan 30 19:27:10 CET 2011

xfdesktop 4.8.1 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: 18fbce10018c29b4942b90583615e7ce42510262
   MD5 checksum: a3a255cc7756ddc2a0a6fdee9fb8b2c9

What is xfdesktop?

Xfce's desktop manager.


Release notes for 4.8.1

* Use Name field as display name of desktop files (bug #6896).
* Support absolute icon paths in desktop files (bug #7160).
  Patch by xaizek at
* Scroll to the selected background in the settings (bug #7087).
* Handle volume changes in a timeout (bug #7025).
* Implement monitoring for special file icons (bug #6986).
* Implement open and empty actions for the trash.
* Fix crash when cancelling a file download (bug #6876).
* Properly invalidate tooltips on file changes.
* Make sure the background is reloaded on compositing changes.
* Translation updates: Catalan (Valencian), English (United Kingdom), 
  Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, 
  Japanese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish.

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