ANNOUNCE: xfce4-screensaver 0.1.1 released

xfce4-screensaver 0.1.1 is now available for download from

What is 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.
xfce4-screensaver 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.


Release notes for 0.1.1
[Please note that this is a development release.]

This is the second alpha release of Xfce Screensaver. This release is
still not recommended for use on production machines, but please test
and report bugs!

– Support color settings for Xfdesktop 4.12
– Fallback to the Xfdesktop default color background (dark blue)
– UI files are now compiled and included in the binaries
– Root warning is now an InfoBar to make it more visible
– Enabled embedding in the Xfce Settings Manager

Bug Fixes:
– Fix crash with no background placement, fix color settings (Xfce
– Redraw the screensaver on monitor configuration events (Xfce #14796)
– Automate detection of PAM configuration, add flag to override (Xfce
– Notify invalid lid-switch configuration and add Resolve button (Xfce
– Fix appearance with the Adwaita GTK theme
– Fix builds on OpenBSD, build status can now be tracked on the Xfce
Build Bot

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