ANNOUNCE: xfce4-screensaver 4.18.2 released

Gaël Bonithon gael at
Tue May 30 10:00:55 CEST 2023

xfce4-screensaver 4.18.2 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 4.18.2
- screensaver-configure: Ensure consistent dialog positioning
- screensaver-configure: Remove dead code
- screensaver-configure: Improve some strings
- screensaver-configure: Print errors on stderr without translating
- screensaver-configure: Replace single quotes with double quotes in
- screensaver-configure: Get translated strings from desktop files
- screensaver-configure: Fix broken translations
- screensaver-configure: Set dialogs modal
- Revert "prefs-dialog: Grey out prefs button for popsquares (no
- screensaver-configure: Fix broken prefs
- screensaver-configure: Fix critical when closing dialog
- prefs-dialog: Grey out prefs button for popsquares (no prefs)
- Bump GTK version and remove dead code
- Keep "lock-on-sleep" in sync with other components via
- *.desktop: Distinguishing our screensaver from others (Fixes #17)
- Use GLib wrappers for memory allocation
- Fix unix.Malloc warnings from scan-build 15.0.7
- Fix core.uninitialized.Assign warnings from scan-build 15.0.7
- Fix deadcode.DeadStores warnings from scan-build 15.0.7
- Avoid duplicated code
- manager: Do not discard monitors without model and manufacturer
- Translation Updates:
  Albanian, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan,
  Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Eastern
  Armenian, English (Australia), English (United Kingdom), Estonian,
  Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic,
  Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kabyle, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay,
  Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian,
  Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish,

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