ANNOUNCE: xfce4-screensaver 0.1.4 released

Sean Davis smd.seandavis at
Fri Mar 22 11:31:19 CET 2019

xfce4-screensaver 0.1.4 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 0.1.4
[Please note that this is a development release.]

- Added support for locking on suspend (Xfce #15001)

Bug Fixes:
- Fix password entry after stealing focus (Xfce #15042)

- Faster screen locking when activated
- Faster renderering of the authentication prompt
- Improved support for monitor dis-/connection events
- Improved lock screen display on lid open events
- Improved idle activation
- Improved low-power state, screensavers are now suspended when monitors
are powered off via DPMS (Debian #921835)

Translation Updates:
Basque, Belarusian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Galician, Lithuanian, Malay,
Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish

Huge thanks to Alexander Butenko for contributing so many performance
improvements with this release, way to go!

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