ANNOUNCE: xfce4-session 4.18.3 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Mon May 29 17:48:34 CEST 2023

xfce4-session 4.18.3 is now available for download from

What is xfce4-session?

The Xfce session manager controls the loading of applications when Xfce
is started. It also handles logging out, shutting down, and rebooting.


Release notes for 4.18.3
- shutdown: Do not set an error when returning TRUE
- logout-dialog: Fix use-after-free
- Use glib wrappers for memory allocation
- build: Fix build when there is no suspend/hibernate support
- build: Add suspend support for Solaris
- startxfce4: Fix xinit arguments order
- manager: Always use xfsm_manager_save_yourself_dbus() (Fixes #106)
- settings: Remove useless tooltip
- xflock4: Update fallback list
- logout-dialog: Lower warning level
- shutdown: Keep error NULL when unused
- cleanup: Remove dead polkit code
- Revert "Fallback to old method for shutdown (bug #8630)."
- Use g_critical() instead of g_error()
- Use GLib logging functions or g_printerr() instead of g_print()
- Use GLib logging functions instead of g_printerr()
- build: Fix untranslated policykit file
- Escape/unescape string list delimiter when saving/restoring session
- Replace XfceRc with GKeyFile for session file parsing
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Armenian (Armenia), Asturian, Azerbaijani, Basque,
  Belarusian, Belarusian (Tarask), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China),
  Chinese (Hong Kong), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish,
  Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (Canada),
  English (United Kingdom), Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician,
  German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian,
  Interlingue, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay,
  Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Occitan (post 1500), Persian
  (Iran), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian,
  Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,
  Ukrainian, Uyghur, Vietnamese

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