How to register client at xfce session

Silvio Knizek killermoehre at
Thu Feb 7 12:04:38 CET 2019

Am Donnerstag, den 07.02.2019, 11:29 +0100 schrieb Wojciech S.
> I am trying to revive terminator terminal and get it to work 
> with xfce session manager. To no avail so far. There is no
> {ss} RegisterClient method exposed at org.xfce.Session.Manager
> likely because most distros follow your (xfce) advice and compiles
> session manager with --disable-legacy-sm flag. 
> How can I register with xfce session manager if it comes without
> RegisterClient method? 
> Where can I find docs/Howtos about "not legacy" ways of interfacing
> with xfce session manager. All I really need is 'save-state'.
> Any help, even in a RTFM form **with a pointer to the FM**,
> will be much appreciated.
> TC,


xfce4-session-manager just implements a generic session manager
(like xfwm4 implements a generic window manager). See for an overview and at
the bottom more information about the protocoll and such.
It's all about standards.


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