Welcome to the Xfce bugs archive!

This is a snapshot of our old Bugzilla server, which is read only since May 29, 2020.

For new bugs, please go to gitlab.xfce.org

Bugs per product

Xfce Core

Core components of Xfce, like the window manager, desktop, panel and file manager.

  • Exo
    Exo is an Xfce library targeted at application development. It contains various custom widgets and APIs extending the functionality of GLib and GTK+. It also ships utilities for defining preferred applications, mounting storage devices and more.
  • Garcon
    An implementation of the freedesktop.org menu specification used in Xfce that only depends on GLib and GIO.
  • Libxfce4ui
    Libxfce4ui is used to share commonly used Xfce widgets among the Xfce applications.
  • Libxfce4util
    Utility library (non-GTK) for the Xfce desktop environment.
  • Thunar
    The Thunar project aims to develop a new file manager. Thunar's main goal is to be fast, easy-to-use, and simple.
  • Thunar-volman
    Volume Management integration for the Thunar File Manager, which provides automatic handling of removable drives and media.
  • Tumbler
    A D-Bus thumbnailing service based on the thumbnail management D-Bus specification.
  • Xfce4-appfinder
    The Xfce Appfinder is a program that searches your file system for .desktop files, and displays a categorized list of all the GUI applications on your system.
  • Xfce4-dev-tools
    The development tools are a set of m4 macros for use in configure scripts.
  • Xfce4-panel
    The Xfce Panel including all plugins shipped with the default panel installation.
  • Xfce4-power-manager
    Power manager for Xfce.
  • Xfce4-session
    The Xfce Session Manager controls the loading of applications when Xfce is started. It also handles logging out, shutting down, and rebooting.
  • Xfce4-settings
    Settings manager of the Xfce desktop.
  • Xfconf
    Xfconf is a flexible, easy-to-use configuration management system. While it was written with Xfce in mind, it is by no means Xfce-specific. This is NOT a place to file bugs about particular settings, or any settings dialogs. This is about the configuration management daemon, library, and related tools ONLY.
  • Xfdesktop
    Xfdesktop is the desktop manager. It draws the backdrop, and creates an applications menu and a window menu when you right-click or middle-click on the desktop.
  • Xfwm4
    The Xfce window manager that draws decorations (borders and title bar) around windows, controls the placement and behavior of windows, and governs how keyboard and mouse focus behaves in the desktop environment.


Application goodies that extend the Xfce desktop environment.

  • Catfish
    Catfish is a versatile file searching tool. Catfish is a GTK+ search utility written in python. It's search is powered by find and locate, with search suggestions provided by zeitgeist.
  • Gigolo
    Gigolo is a frontend to easily manage connections to remote filesystems using GIO/GVfs
  • Mousepad
    Mousepad is a fork of the lightweight Leafpad text editor that aims to make it more Xfce-ish.
  • Parole
    A Gstreamer based Media player.
  • Ristretto
    Fast and lightweight image viewer for Xfce.
  • Xfburn
    Xfburn is a simple CD burning tool.
  • Xfce4-dict
    The Dict plugin allows you to look up definitions of words in a dictionary.
  • Xfce4-mixer
    The Xfce mixer is a panel plugin and a standalone application that can be used to control sound volumes.
  • Xfce4-notifyd
    A themable notification daemon implementing the freedesktop.org notifications specification.
  • Xfce4-panel-profiles
    This application let's users switch between panel profiles (i.e. complete panel setups), allowing to store the currently created profile. Several profiles are shipped by default, but profiles can also be shared between users.
  • Xfce4-screensaver
    xfce4-screensaver is a screen saver and locker that aims to have simple, sane, secure defaults and be well integrated with the desktop. This project is a port of MATE Screensaver, itself a port of GNOME Screensaver. It has been tightly integrated with the Xfce desktop, utilizing Xfce libraries and the Xfconf configuration backend.
  • Xfce4-screenshooter
    Application and panel plugin to take screenshots.
  • Xfce4-taskmanager
    Easy to use task manager.
  • Xfce4-terminal
    Xfce4-terminal is a modern terminal emulator with tab support and a drop-down window.
  • Xfce4-volumed-pulse
    Fork of xfce4-volumed with support for PulseAudio
  • Xfdashboard
    xfdashboard provides a GNOME shell dashboard like interface for use with Xfce desktop. It can be configured to run to any keyboard shortcut and when executed provides an overview of applications currently open enabling the user to switch between different applications. The search feature works like Xfce's app finder which makes it convenient to search for and start applications.
  • Xfmpc
    Music Player Daemon (MPD) client written in GTK+.

Panel Plugins

Plugins for the Xfce panel.

  • Xfce4-battery-plugin
    The Battery plugin displays the current charge on your laptop's battery, and warns you when it dips too low.
  • Xfce4-calculator-plugin
    Calculator plugin for the Xfce panel
  • Xfce4-clipman-plugin
    The Clipman plugin stores a history of items pasted to the clipboard for later retrieval.
  • Xfce4-cpufreq-plugin
    The CPUFreq plugin allows you to view the CPU speed and CPU frequency scaling governor in use.
  • Xfce4-cpugraph-plugin
    The CPU Graph plugin can display information about system resources in a variety of manners.
  • Xfce4-datetime-plugin
    The datetime plugin displays the date and time (in a customisable format) and shows a calendar when right-clicked.
  • Xfce4-diskperf-plugin
    The diskperf plugin displays performance-related information for hard drive partitions.
  • Xfce4-embed-plugin
    Embed arbitrary windows into the panel
  • Xfce4-eyes-plugin
    The Eyes plugin embeds a pair of floating eyes into the panel, much like the standalone "xeyes" application.
  • Xfce4-fsguard-plugin
    The FSguard plugin watches your partitions and displays colour-coded icons depending on how much free disk space remains.
  • Xfce4-genmon-plugin
    The GenMon plugin is a generic plugin that cyclically runs a specified script or program, and displays its output.
  • Xfce4-indicator-plugin
    Display information from various applications in the Xfce panel.
  • Xfce4-mailwatch-plugin
    The Mailwatch plugin is a brand-new mail watcher plugin that support local mbox and maildir spools, as well as IMAP (secure and plain text).
  • Xfce4-mount-plugin
    A mount/unmount utility for the panel.
  • Xfce4-mpc-plugin
    A simple Musicpd client plugin for the Xfce panel.
  • Xfce4-netload-plugin
    The netload plugin displays the current throughput of your network interfaces.
  • Xfce4-notes-plugin
    The Notes plugin allows you to post "sticky notes" to your desktop.
  • Xfce4-places-plugin
    Provides a menu similar to the GNOME places menu. It contains special folders (such as home, desktop, trash) and things like GTK+ bookmarks.
  • Xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin
    Xfce panel plugin for pulseaudio mixer control
  • Xfce4-sample-plugin
    Example plugin to show the panel plugin features of the panel. Also a good base for starting a new plugin.
  • Xfce4-sensors-plugin
    Hardware sensors plugin. Displays fan speed and disk temperature etc.
  • Xfce4-smartbookmark-plugin
    Query websites from the Xfce panel
  • Xfce4-statusnotifier-plugin
    Plugin to status notifier indicators in the Xfce4 panel.
  • Xfce4-stopwatch-plugin
    This plugin keeps track of elapsed time - right on your panel.
  • Xfce4-systemload-plugin
    The System Load plugin displays the real-time status of several different system resources.
  • Xfce4-time-out-plugin
    A plugin forcing you to take periodical breaks from the computer.
  • Xfce4-timer-plugin
    Panel plugin to set a countdown or time alarm.
  • Xfce4-verve-plugin
    The Verve plugin is an advanced command-line plugin with auto completion.
  • Xfce4-wavelan-plugin
    The WaveLAN plugin displays the status of wireless network interfaces.
  • Xfce4-weather-plugin
    The Weather plugin can display various data about your local weather.
  • Xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin
    Whisker Menu is an alternate application launcher for Xfce.
  • Xfce4-xkb-plugin
    The Xkb plugin displays an icon on the panel corresponding to the current keyboard layout, and can also change the layout.

Thunar Plugins

Plugins for the Thunar file manager.

  • Thunar-archive-plugin
    Adds "Create Archive" and "Extract Archive" actions to the file managers context menu.
  • Thunar-media-tags-plugin
    This plugin integrates TagLib into Thunar and provides a new page for the file properties dialog when viewing audio files, which allows the user to edit ID3 tags, and a renamer module, which allows the user to rename audio files using their ID3 tags.
  • Thunar-shares-plugin
    A Thunar file manager extension to share files using Samba. The backend is based in nautilus-share plugin.
  • Thunar-vcs-plugin
    Add support for SVN and GIT repositories to the file manager context menu.


Bugs and suggestions related to *.xfce.org published websites.


Bindings for the Xfce desktop environment or GTK+.


Deprecated products.

  • Airconfig
    Airconfig is a cross-desktop wireless network configuration GUI written in plain C+GObject, with a Gtk+ GUI on top of it. Airconfig aims to be simple, small, and fast, and make use of other existing desktop infrastructure (such as D-Bus, HAL, and wpa_supplicant) to do most of its heavy lifting.
  • Gtk-xfce-engine
    The GTK theme engine for the Xfce desktop.
  • Libxfce4menu
    Freedesktop.org compliant menu library.
  • Libxfcegui4
    Old widget library for the Xfce desktop, now replaced by libwnck (for netk) and libxfce4ui.
  • Orage
    Orage is a simple time-management application that provides a calendar and reminders for important events.
  • Pyxfce
    PyXfce is a set of Python bindings for Xfce.
  • Squeeze
    Squeeze is a lightweight archive manager, designed for modularity and the ability to reuse its core functions in other applications.
  • Thunar-thumbnailers
    Additional thumbnailers for Thunar.
  • Thunar-vfs
    The virtual filesystem shipped with Thunar 1.x release.
  • Thunar-wallpaper-plugin
    This plugin allows you to set the Xfce desktop background image using the context menu in Thunar.
  • Translations
    Old component used to report bugs in translations. Use the Xfce i18n mailing list for this or create a bug on the specific product.
  • Xarchiver
    The Xfce Foundation Classes are C++ bindings for the entire Gtk stack. XFC aims to also wrap the Xfce core libraries as well.
  • Xfbib
    This software is no longer hosted here. Please see http://xarchiver.sourceforge.net/.
  • Xfc
    Xfbib is a lightweight BibTeX editor developed for the Xfce desktop manager. The intentions of Xfbib is to provide an easy and efficient way of editing BibTeX files.
  • Xfce-installer
    Automated installer for the Xfce Desktop environment.
  • Xfce-mcs
    The old settings manager and plugins from Xfce 4.4 and earlier releases. This has been replaces by xfce4-settings.
  • Xfce-utils
    Various utilities like the Run Dialog, About Dialog, and scripts to integrate with some Display Managers.
  • Xfce4-cddrive-plugin
    Panel button to open or close the CD-ROM drive tray.
  • Xfce4-cellmodem-plugin
    Cell modem monitor plugin for the Xfce panel.
  • Xfce4-generic-slider
    Pass a value to a command.
  • Xfce4-hardware-monitor-plugin
    Plugin for monitoring hardware devices
  • Xfce4-icon-theme
    The default icon theme for Xfce.
  • Xfce4-menu-plugin
    The Xfce Menu plugin displays a button that pops up the xfdesktop applications menu when clicked. This plugin is part of the Xfdesktop package.
  • Xfce4-menueditor
    The old menu editor distributed in Xfce 4.4 and earliers releases (was part of the xfdesktop package).
  • Xfce4-quicklauncher-plugin
    This plugin allows you to have lots of launchers in the panel. They can be displayed in several rows.
  • Xfce4-radio-plugin
    Plugin to control your V4l radio device.
  • Xfce4-taskbar-plugin
    The taskbar plugin.
  • Xfce4-terminal-dead
    The old terminal emulator (without tab support) from earlier Xfce releases.
  • Xfce4-trigger-launcher
    The Trigger Launcher is a two-state toggle button that allows you to do "on/off" actions at the click of a button.
  • Xfce4-volstatus-icon
    System tray icon that allows for safe removal of removable devices.
  • Xfce4-volumed
  • Xfce4-wmdock-plugin
    Compatibility layer for running WindowMaker dockapps inside the Xfce panel.
  • Xfce4-xfapplet-plugin
    Embed GNOME panel plugins in the Xfce Panel.
  • Xfce4-xfswitch-plugin
    Plugin for switching between sessions of different users.
  • Xfce4-xmms-plugin
    The XMMS plugin allows you to control XMMS from the panel.
  • Xffm
    The old file manager of the Xfce desktop, has been replaced by the Thunar file manager.
  • Xfmedia
    Xfmedia is an audio and video player based on libxine. It's designed to take up little desktop space and manage playlists in a simple, usable manner. NB: Xfmedia is currently unmaintained. Bugs filed against it may go ignored until/unless a new maintainer steps forward.
  • Xfprint4
    Xfprint is a printer manager for Xfce with support for various printing backends.
  • Xfvnc
    XfVNC is a lightweight VNC viewer front-end written in GTK+.
  • Zzzz
    Dump product for bugs that are invalid and don't fit in any other product.
  • i18n.xfce.org
    The Xfce internationalization website, dealing with translating Xfce into other languages.