ANNOUNCE: xfce4-screensaver 0.1.3 released
smd.seandavis at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 12:14:17 CET 2018
xfce4-screensaver 0.1.3 is now available for download from
What is xfce4-screensaver?
xfce4-screensaver is a screen saver and locker that aims to have simple,
sane, secure defaults and be well integrated with the desktop.
xfce4-screensaver is a port of MATE Screensaver, itself a port of GNOME
Screensaver. It has been tightly integrated with the Xfce desktop,
utilizing Xfce libraries and the Xfconf configuration backend.
Release notes for 0.1.3
[Please note that this is a development release.]
I'm excited to announce the first beta release of xfce4-screensaver!
With a lot of feedback and testing, I feel confident to consider this
release beta quality.
- All available settings are now availble in the Preferences dialog
- Locking on user inactivity is now based on X11 Screensaver signals
- Xfce Screensaver now respects the xdg-screensaver state
- Screensaver and lock screen functionality can now be toggled
- Removed deprecated DBUS methods and signals from documentation
- New documentation pages at
- Dropped unused preferences
- Renamed all Xfconf properties for improved clarity
- Embedded keyboard options have been disabled since they are currently
- Replaced Help link with a link to the Xfce Documentation (Xfce
- Added /usr/lib and /usr/libexec as trusted engine paths, enabling
local installs with access to existing screensavers (Xfce #14883)
- Fixed screen blanking and locking on BSD (Xfce #14846)
- Fixed lock screen crash on laptop lid-close events (GTK #1466)
- Fixed daemon crash when scrolling through available themes
- Fixed minimum window size to allow resizing much smaller
- Renamed screensavers to prevent conflicts with MATE Screensaver
- Reduced flicker rate when multiple keyboard layouts are available
- Silence warning: "ar: 'u' modifier ignored since 'D' is the default"
- Fix warning: "Target given more than once in the same rule"
- Applied cpplint fixes and added cpplint configuration file
- Cleaned up unused variables, trailing spaces, and deprecated code
- Glade templates were cleaned up and organized for easier maintenance
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