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Jasper Huijsmans 15 years ago
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Olivier Fourdan
Benedikt Meurer
Brian Tarricone
Jean-Francois Wauthy
Danny Milosavljevic
Daichi Kawahata
Jens Luedicke
Edscott Wilson Garcia
Francois Le Clainche
Eduard Rocatello
Martin Loschwitz
Xavier Maillard
Joao Pedrosa
Bjorn Martensen
Darren Salt
Landry Breuil
Mike Massonnet
Jari Rahkonen
Jani Monoses
Thomas Leonard
Adriano Winter Bess
Pasi Orovuo
Michele Baldessari
Piotr Chmura
Maarten Boekhold
Scott Barron
Moritz Heiber
Patrick Bores
Olivier Bolzer
Bernhard Walle
Michael Mosier

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README View File

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'xfce4-panel' is the panel of the Xfce Desktop Environment. It is modeled
slightly after the CDE panel and, of course, previous versions of xfce.
'xfce4-panel' is the panel of the Xfce Desktop Environment. It is no longer
modeled after the CDE panel like the first versions of xfce.
This version is based on GTK2 and should have all the advantages that come
with this new and improved toolkit (see
with this toolkit (see

The panel provides program lauchersi with optional, non-hierarchical menus
The panel provides program lauchers with, optionally, non-hierarchical menus
(easier to read at a glance), and several panel 'plugins' like a clock and a
pager. Additional plugins may be installed separately.

Apart from the toolkit changes the underlying framework of the panel has also
changed completely.

All interactions with the window manager take place through the new window
manager hints as defined on This means that you
will need a compliant window manager for xfce to function properly (preferably
xfwm4 ;-).

Highlights from the new panel include:
o vertical and horizontal mode
o icon themes
o dynamic modules as well as traditional launcher buttons
o support for multiple panels
o plugins can be loadable modules or external programs

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README.Plugins View File

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to see how the system is suposed to work.

The API documentation is installed with the panel and also available from

== .desktop file ==
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The necessary widgets are provided by libxfce4panel. In your you
should add a line like this:

XDT_CHECK_PACKAGE ([LIBXFCE4PANEL], [libxfce4panel-1.0], [4.3.22])
XDT_CHECK_PACKAGE ([LIBXFCE4PANEL], [libxfce4panel-1.0], [])

The above assumes that you are using the xfce4-dev-tools package, which you
really should, because it makes you life easier. Otherwise, you'd have to