Xfce 4 Release Candidate #3 is now available

Paul Ladouceur tipaul at look.ca
Thu Aug 28 02:52:56 CEST 2003

Other error message i got:

(xfapps4:16090): librsvg-WARNING **: unexpected <a:midPointStop> element 
in gradient

When starting xfapps4 from the terminal...!!


Olivier Fourdan wrote:

>RELEASE NOTES - Xfce 4.0-rc3
>What is it?
>Xfce 4 is a desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems. It aims
>to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and
>easy to use. 
>It is based on the GTK+ toolkit version 2 and aims to adhere to the
>standards defined on http://www.freedesktop.org.
>Xfce 4 consists of a number of components that together provide the full
>functonality of the desktop environment. The modular design allows you
>to pick and choose from the available packages to create the best
>personal working environment.
>Xfce 4 is all free software. Each component is released under one of the
>following licenses: the BSD license, the GNU LGPL or the GNU GPL.
>Visit the website at http://www.xfce.org for more information.
>Where to get it
>* All-in-one fat tarballs are available from Sourceforge : 
>* Individual packages are available from xfce.org website :
>What is new?
>Xfce 4.0-rc3 is the third release candidate for the next generation of
>the XFce desktop environment. If no show stopper is found in this is 
>release candidate, it is intended to become 4.0.
>General features of the Xfce 4 Desktop Environment:
>    * Based on GTK2: improved general appearance, antialiased fonts.
>    * Modular design: pick and choose from the available packages.
>    * Development platform: Xfce 4 provides a set of libraries that make
>      it easy to create programs that fit in with the desktop
>      environment, providing utility functions, widgets and dialogs and
>      a global preferences framework.
>    * Standards compliant window manager with great themeing
>      capabilities, and a lot of themes to go with it.
>    * Improved panel with horizontal and vertical mode, autohide and a
>      plugin framework for third-party add-ons.
>    * Filemanager with integrated SMB network browser.
>    * Settings manager for global preferences of Xfce 4 components and
>      user interface settings.
>    * A number of additional packages like a taskbar, an iconbox and a
>      printer dialog.
>Xfce 4 is a complete rewrite from Xfce 3 and both environments can be
>installed at the same time.
>Summary of changes between rc2 and rc3
>    * Fix a number of hard to find window management bugs.
>    * Fix menubutton and iconbutton behaviour in libxfcegui4: no more
>      flicker and unnecessary resizing.
>    * Some fixes for autohide and reorientation of the panel
>    * New default configuration for the panel
>    * Use Xfce gtk theme by default
>    * Improved handling of fullscreen windows.
>    * Fixes to notification area/system tray implementation
>    * Change buttons for desktop mouse menu: right click opens menu,
>      middle click opens window list
>    * Updated documentation
>    * New default configuration for the panel and taskbar

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