Last week-end, our awesome Nick released new stable versions for almost all Xfce major components: libxfce4util, tumbler, xfce4-appfinder, xfce4-session, xfce4-panel, xfwm4, xfce4-settings, garcon, thunar, xfce4-terminal and tumbler (this is not am…
This year’s FOSDEM is over and I hope that most of us have by now recovered from an exhausting weekend that was first and foremost exciting and a lot of fun! With about 12 people, the Xfce group was—I think—larger than ever before…
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…
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…
Yesterday, Philip briefly wrote about Tumbler, the new D-Bus thumbnailing service that is going to be used on Xfce 4.8 and Maemo 6. Today, I’d like to explain how to use this service in client applications. Depending on the application type, the us…
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…
This is just a short post with what happened recently in Xfce.
Xfce4 Power Manager 0.8.0 was released. I did not have time yet to test it, but it looks promising.
Jannis Pohlmann and Stephan Arts drafted a release process for Xfce. It still needs…
A lot of things are going on lately and it turns out I’m way to busy to update my weblog on a regular basis. So, this is just a short post to keep you all updated.
Last two weeks
I took a new student job at the university, at the Institute of T…