ANNOUNCE: xfce4-notifyd 0.8.0 released

Brian Tarricone brian at
Sat Feb 11 08:41:05 CET 2023

xfce4-notifyd 0.8.0 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-notifyd?

Xfce4-notifyd is a simple, visually-appealing notification daemon for
Xfce that implements the Desktop Notifications


Release notes for 0.8.0
- Notification windows don't need to be override-redirect
- Reposition notifications when workarea changes
- Add setting to allow ignoring app-specified expire timeout
- Add setting to never expire notifications
- Update log viewer in settings when log changes on disk
- Fix one more unnecessary full count of unread messages
- Update log entry icons when marking all read
- Remove unused var
- Use new unread emblem for icons in log
- Stop checking if there are unread notifications as often
- Improve the panel icon when there are unread notifications
- Make the log max size a little friendlier
- Remove warning about high log size limit
- Add ability to mark individual log entries read
- Add emblem to icon of unread messages in log
- Make migrating the old log file more robust
- Remove bool returns from the log write functions
- Improve unread handling
- Make max-log-size option work again
- Add missing finalize for 'delete all' sqlite statement
- Implement progressive loading for log viewer
- Move log viewer to its own widget/file
- Add options for what to do when opening the plugin menu
- Add option to only show unread notifications in plugin menu
- Reduce some error-checking boilerplate
- Glade-ify the plugin settings dialog
- Queue writes to sqlite database
- settings: don't bail if libnotify init fails
- Fix deprecated unitless font-size in ZOMG-PONIES! theme
- Rearrange settings dialog
- Add ability to delete individual log entries
- Update my copyright & email
- Add timestamp formatting options
- Clean up extraneous things in settings glade file
- Add "Mark All Read" button to settings and panel plugin
- Move notification log to sqlite
- Set default debug based on git/not-git
- Remove from gitignore
- Eliminate need for pre-processed
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan,
  Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch,
  Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), Estonian, Finnish, French,
  Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic,
  Indonesian, Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean,
  Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese
  (Brazil), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish,
  Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

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