Today, after almost two years of work, we have the special pleasure of announcing the much awaited release of Xfce 4.8, the new stable version that supersedes Xfce 4.6.
We hope that everyone will enjoy this release as much as we do. Sadly, this wil…
Xfce 4.8pre1 is now available for download.
It includes the following releases of Xfce core components:
I guess it’s time for an update.
This week I passed the last of four final exams in computer science and human-computer interaction at my university. Not only am I pleased that nine months of learning are over; I am also blessed with excell…
As the Xfce release manager, I’d prefer to be the bringer of good news. Unfortunately, we have to make some adjustments with regards to the Xfce 4.8 release schedule.
You may well remember last year’s chaos with the 4.6 release date. …
Last week I started looking at thunar-volman (a program that performs certain actions when new devices are plugged in) with the goal to make it compatible with the latest release of thunar which uses GIO instead of ThunarVFS for almost everything t…
This is just a short heads up concerning Tumbler. I just merged Philip’s last critical commit to complete support for specialized thumbnailer services into master. We’ll have to give this some testing but I’m quite optimistic that…
At the end of August, we’ve entered the development phase for the Xfce
4.8 release cycle. Today, we’re hitting dependency freeze and I think
this is a good time to inform you about how the cycle will look like
and what we’re planning to achieve for…
I haven’t posted anything in a while, but I’m not complaining. The last month I’ve been mostly busy pretending to be busy. Ok, to be honest, that’s not entirely true. Over at Xfce, we have achieved a lot in August:
We’ve moved all Xfce repositori…
It feels like I’m finally getting somewhere. My GIO migration branch of Thunar now generates thumbnails using the D-Bus service provided by Tumbler (which is still in development but almost ready for a release). It has no references to ThunarVFS an…
I’m more or less done with migrating the volume management code in Thunar to GIO. As of today there’s not a single reference to ThunarVfsVolume or ThunarVfsVolume manager in Thunar anymore. While that is pretty neat and another thing I can mark as …