ANNOUNCE: xfce4-notifyd 0.8.2 released

Brian Tarricone brian at
Tue Feb 28 07:37:28 CET 2023

xfce4-notifyd 0.8.2 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 0.8.2
- Remove WM_TAKE_FOCUS from WM_PROTOCOLS for notification windows
- Add pref to change what fields are shown in notifications
- Fix a use-after-free with a notification's app ID
- Fix plural forms missing from translatable strings
- Fix weird formatting mistake in
- Remove support for xfce4-panel 4.12.
- Reduce gettext requirement to 0.20.
- Simplify notification placement code
- Add assertion to ensure no window with new ID exists in the tree
- Fix possible index out of bounds issue
- Don't compare uints like char pointers
- Support default actions
- Add option to allow gauge notifications to ignore DnD
- Don't move notifications on mouse-over
- If urgency updated, start/stop expiration
- Close all non-urgent notifications when DnD is activated
- Add a missing $(AM_V_GEN)
- Remove intltool in favor of plain gettext
- Use pkg-config to find gdbus-codegen
- Don't hide glib-genmarshal behind MAINTAINER_MODE
- Use glib-compile-resources instead of xdt-csource
- Don't require xdt-csource for dist tarball builds
- 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, Thai,
  Turkish, Ukrainian

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