The latest developments in Xfce Settings continue to make their way to both the stable and development releases. Both 4.12.4 and 4.13.4 include a number of improvements, and 4.13.4 is steadily marching toward the 4.14 future.

What’s New?

Bug Fixes (4.12 and 4.13)

  • xfsettingsd --replace does not replace old daemon (Xfce #14381)
  • Uninitialized scalar variables (CID #292062, #292063)
  • Resolved warnings for -Wcast-function-type (GCC 8)
  • Fixed redefinition of DISTCLEANFILES in Makefile.am
  • Fixed typo in display manufacturers, “PRECISON” to “PRECISION”

Improved Display Manufacturer Recognition (4.12 and 4.13)

  • Refreshed PNP IDs from hwdata
  • Added support for VBX (VirtualBox)
  • Standardized and shortened manufacturer names
  • Updated laptop detection to include eDP in XfceRandr

Xfce 4.14 Progress (4.13 Only)

  • Xfce Settings has been ported from D-Bus GLib to GDBus as of 4.13.3
  • D-Bus GLib was deprecated in favor of GDBus with GLib 2.26

XRandr Display Scaling (4.13 Only)

  • This new feature is equivalent to xrandr --scale and is used to scale the entire display area
  • The scale values are stored in Xfconf under /Default/<NAME>/Scale/{X,Y}
  • For now, this setting can only be configured via Xfconf. If you’d like to submit a patch to add it to the GUI, we’d love to have it! 😉

Translation Updates

Belarusian, Catalan, English (Australia), Galician, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian

Downloads

XFCE SETTINGS 4.12.4

Source tarball (md5sha1sha256)

XFCE SETTINGS 4.13.4

Source tarball (md5sha1sha256)

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