building xfce4-panel from source

Evaggelos Balaskas ebalaskas at
Mon Oct 5 07:03:12 CEST 2009

On 10/5/09, hasen <hasan.aljudy at> wrote:
> Hi, sorry if I sound like a newbie, because I am :)
> I git-cloned the xfce4-panel repo, but when I run ./ I get a
> message saying I should install the exo-1 package.
> I thought it's something I can install from the package repositories (linux
> mint & ubuntu), but I tried to install exo-utils and libexo-0.3.0, which
> obviously didn't work.
> Where do I get the exo-1 package?
> Also, what's the preferred way to hack xfce? Should I do it in a virtual
> machine? What if I mess something up and my desktop becomes unusable?

Evaggelos Balaskas
Unix System Engineer -
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