Xfce 4.16 currently in the development phase and the first pre-release is available. The release planned around November 2020 this year, hopefully, if things go smoothly. - From the last release of Xfce 4.14, the team started dropping support for the older version GTK2 - The settings dialog is changed to Client-Side Decoration (CSD) - A brand new Default Application dialog is designed, eliminating two separate dialogs (Mime settings, and preferred applications - The Xfce desktop icon set is completely changed - Xfce 4.16 finally introduces fractional scaling for your high-resolution displays with the support of XRandR (resize and rotate) - Xfce Panel which is the heart of Xfce desktop sees a new plugin “Status Tray” merging the statusnotifier and systray plugins. You can now change the icon size in the panel using this plugin - The panel now supports dark mode if your current theme allows it - Thunar File manager sees a bunch of updates. - Improved Xfce Window manager (Xfwm4) - Xfce Power manager sees now tiny yet powerful usability updates - The About Xfce dialog shows more information about your system Xfce 4.16 will be released on November 2020 (tentative). https://www.debugpoint.com/2020/10/xfce-4-16-release-highlights-1/ ................................................................................... #opensource #technology #xfce #linux #news
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