ANNOUNCE: xfce4-terminal 0.8.2 released

Igor f2404 at
Fri Dec 30 15:52:33 CET 2016

xfce4-terminal 0.8.2 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-terminal?

Xfce4-terminal is a modern terminal emulator for the Unix/Linux desktop
- primarily for the Xfce desktop environment. It is a lightweight
emulator based on the VTE widget, easy to use and provides an optional
drop-down window (game-console style).


Release notes for 0.8.2
- Add hidden option MiscSlimTabs to override huge gtk3 tabs style (bug
- Temporarily show menubar with F10 even if it's hidden (bug #13231)
- Add "Run custom command instead of shell" feature (bug #13236)
- Fix segfault on dragging last window tab to another window
- Add option for ambigouos-width characters (narrow/wide)
- Don't show palette when editing palette colors in preferences
- Fix move dropdown window to monitor with pointer behavior (bug
- When un-closing a tab, set it active if it was active when it got
- Set locale as vte encoding in case encoding is not set in prefs
  (support for running 'LANG=charset xfce4-terminal')
- Allow to specify text selection background color (bug #13003)
- Allow to select system-wide monospace font in preferences
- Fix Alt+n shortcuts when starting with several tabs (bug #13264)
- Add option to automatically copy selection to the clipboard (bug
- Support background image transparency (bug #12944)
- Fix deprecation warnings
- Support setting drop-down status bar icon with --icon option (bug
- Fix terminal geometry hints for GTK < 3.19.5
- Translation updates: Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
  Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Deutsch, Dutch, French,
  Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian
  Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Slovak, Spanish,

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