ANNOUNCE: xfce4-sensors-plugin 1.4.2 released

Jan Ziak 0xe2.0x9a.0x9b at
Mon Nov 15 21:02:31 CET 2021

xfce4-sensors-plugin 1.4.2 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-sensors-plugin?

The sensors plugin allows to conveniently track the status of any sensor
available in your system, including mainboard and processor sensors,
harddisk sensors and ACPI. Visualization is available in three different
ways. The package also delivers a stand-alone application.


Release notes for 1.4.2
Besides the bug fixes and feature updates listed below, this release
migrates the source code from C to C++ in order to increase type-safety,
to use reference counting and containers for semi-automatic memory
management where possible, and to slightly improve source code

- Prevent overlap of tachometer titles
- Improved standalone app layout
- Fix crash in hddtemp codepath with a SATA SSD drive
- Increase default temperature ranges of HDDs and NVIDIA GPUs by 10℃
- Remove default values from RC configuration files
- Suppress title after the user adds the 1st sensor
- Remove hard-coded limits restricting the maximum number of sensors
- Test all possible build configurations using brute-force search
- Use xfce4::connect instead of the less safe g_signal_connect
- Enable lm_sensors in GitLab distcheck
- Fix memory leaks
- Translation Updates:
  Basque, Danish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay,
  Portuguese (Brazil), Serbian, Slovenian, Turkish

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