ANNOUNCE: gtk-xfce-engine 2.9.1 released

Peter de Ridder peter at
Wed Feb 11 21:12:29 CET 2015

gtk-xfce-engine 2.9.1 is now available for download from

What is gtk-xfce-engine?

Xfce gtk theme engine with various different themes.


Release notes for 2.9.1
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Changed rendering of the spinner
- Correctly match gtk-tooltip widgets (bug #8494)
- Use size for the radio and check boxes (bug #8456)
- Don't leak a graduent pattern at each draw (bug #8521)
- Support trough-side-details
- Added flat_border and focus_color style properties
- More rendering improvements

For Xfce 4.12 the gtk-xfce-engine will be gtk2 only.
The later versions of gtk3 don't support a theme engine anymore.
There are gtk2/gtk3 compatible themes out there as well as the default
theme of gtk3 has improved.
Cause of the previous statments as well as maintainance reasons, the
gtk3 themes have been dropped.

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