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xfce4-terminal 0.9.2 development release

xfce4-terminal 0.9.2 development release   A new xfce4-terminal development release is here, and this time it is special. This version serves also as the release candidate for xfce4-terminal 1.0.0. If you want to help keep xfce4-terminal bug-free, this is the time to test and report any bugs you find! Changes   For this release I …

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xfce4-terminal 0.9.1 development release

  Welcome back! For the last two months, I’ve been working on fixing regressions introduced by 0.9.0 (thanks to all the people who use try the development releases) and a few new features and enhancements that the community has been asking for. Enhancements   The `scrolling-on-output` preference has been slightly reworked. Previously, you were unable …

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A shortcuts editor for Xfce and a couple of other things

A shortcuts editor for Xfce and a couple of other things   Welcome to another Xfce development update! In this one you will learn about the new Xfce Shortcuts Editor and a couple of upcoming Thunar features. Shortcuts Editor   As you may know, I’m the maintainer of xfce4-terminal and a developer for Thunar. It …

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xfce4-terminal 0.9.0 development release

  Welcome back! Since I became maintainer of xfce4-terminal I’ve worked on replacing deprecated parts of the codebase, closing old bugs and merging Merge Requests which have been sitting around for a while. GtkActions   The majority of my time was spent on dealing with the, now deprecated, GtkActions/GtkActionEntries and GtkUiManager which were used for …

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A couple of big features for Thunar

A couple of big features for Thunar   Welcome to my first post-GSoC blogpost. Google Summer of Code might have ended but I’m continuing my daily work on Thunar and Xfce Terminal (more on that later). This blog-post is accompanied by a video that showcases what is written here. Recursive Search   I’m happy to …

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Shiny new things in Thunar thanks to GSoC 2021

GSoC 2021 is over now and I am happy to tell you that both students working on thunar did an excellent job. Alot of nice stuff has been added thanks to them ! In order to allow you to discover all these new features, Thunar 4.17.5 was just released. (Note that this is a development …

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GSOC contribution summary

Secure .desktop handling (Thunar !117, !121, Exo !44, Libxfce4util !16) .desktop file is a special kind of script that is optimized for launching application. It can use custom icon and name to represent application. However, this feature can be abused as it can disguise it as any type of file. To prevent this security breach, …

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