ANNOUNCE: xfce4-session 4.8.2 released

Nick Schermer nick at
Tue Sep 13 18:20:26 CEST 2011

xfce4-session 4.8.2 is now available for download from

  SHA1 checksum: 636c2983552861a959225e554898675152a4d812
   MD5 checksum: 48780cbcf784ab64debc9312f17765f2

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 4.8.2

- Fix crash if save timeout for a client is triggered (bug #7320).
- Fix configuration location in manpage (bug #7371).
- Fix GDM_LANG usage to be compatible with GDM3 (bug #7400).
- Drop usage of G_CONST_RETURN macro.
- Don't exit the session on dbus restarts.
- Start KDE4 services instead of KDE3.
- Reduce size of splash engines.
- Remove the nopreview image.
- Add Greek manual screenshots.
- On installation create relative paths in symlinks to images
- Only perform hostname checks when TCP connections are enabled.
- Updated translations: Spanish (Castilian), Malay, Russian, Korean,
  Slovak, Chinese (China), Portuguese (Brazilian), Dutch (Flemish),
  Kurkish, Romanian, Italian.

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