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-====== Xfce Documentation ======+~~NOTOC~~
  
-<​note>​The manuals on this website are written of the latest stable release of the module. At this moment this means the manuals apply to Xfce 4.8 and 4.10.</​note>​+====== ​Xfce Docs ======
  
-<​note ​warning>The documentation on this website is still "work in progress"...</​note>​+<​note>​This website is always [[contribute:​documentation|work in progress]] and meant for the last stable version of the Xfce desktop environment or module, which is 4.12. Go here for [[..:4.10:|4.10]].</​note>​
 ===== Getting Started ===== ===== Getting Started =====
  
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 [[/​start?​do=index|Sitemap]]\\ [[/​start?​do=index|Sitemap]]\\
 The sitemap of this wiki gives a good overview of the pages available. The sitemap of this wiki gives a good overview of the pages available.
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 +[[faq|Frequently Asked Question]]\\
 +Tips and tricks that apply to all Xfce (and GTK+) applications.
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 +[[contribute:​|How to contribute]]\\
 +Detailed information for new contributors can be found in this section. A more general introduction can be found at the [[http://​www.xfce.org/​getinvolved|Get Involved]] page on the main website. This section is also the starting point for developers on how to use Git and where to find API documentation.
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 ===== Core Modules ===== ===== Core Modules =====
  
-[[xfce:xfwm4:|Window ​Manager (xfwm4)]]\\ +[[xfce:xfce4-appfinder:|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]\\ 
-Handles ​the placement of windows on the screen.+Application to quickly run applications and commands. 
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 +[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop ​Manager (xfdesktop)]]\\ 
 +Sets the background color or image with optional application menu or icons for minimized applications or launchers, devices and folders. 
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 +[[xfce:​exo:​|Helper Applications]]\\ 
 +Manage preferred applications and edit .desktop files. 
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 +[[xfce:​thunar:​|File Manager (thunar)]]\\ 
 +The fast and easy to use file manager for the Xfce Desktop.
  
 [[xfce:​xfce4-panel:​|Panel (xfce4-panel)]]\\ [[xfce:​xfce4-panel:​|Panel (xfce4-panel)]]\\
 Program launchers, window buttons, applications menu, workspace switcher and more. Program launchers, window buttons, applications menu, workspace switcher and more.
  
 +[[xfce:​xfce4-power-manager:​1.4:​|Power Manager (xfce4-power-manager)]]\\
 +Manages the power sources on the computer and the devices that can be controlled to reduce their power consumption.
  
-[[xfce:xfdesktop:|Desktop ​Manager (xfdesktop)]]\\ +[[xfce:xfce4-session:|Session ​Manager (xfce4-session)]]\\ 
-Sets the background color or image with optional application menu or icons for minimized applications or launchers, devices ​and folders.+Save the state of your desktop ​and restore it on the next startup.
  
 [[xfce:​xfce4-settings:​|Settings Manager (xfce4-settings)]]\\ [[xfce:​xfce4-settings:​|Settings Manager (xfce4-settings)]]\\
 The settings daemon and the settings dialogs. This includes the accessibility,​ appearance, display, keyboard and mouse settings. The settings daemon and the settings dialogs. This includes the accessibility,​ appearance, display, keyboard and mouse settings.
  
-[[xfce:xfce4-appfinder:|Application Finder ​(xfce4-appfinder)]]\\ +[[xfce:xfwm4:|Window Manager ​(xfwm4)]]\\ 
-Application to quickly run applications and commands.+Handles the placement of windows on the screen.
  
-[[xfce:exo:|Exo Helper Applications]]\\ +[[xfce:xfconf:|Configuration Storage System (xfconf)]]\\ 
-Manage preferred applications and edit .desktop files.+D-Bus-based configuration storage system.
 ===== Applications ===== ===== Applications =====
  
-[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal]]\\+[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal ​Emulator (xfce4-terminal)]]\\
 Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop. Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop.
  
-[[apps:​ristretto:​|Ristretto]]\\+[[apps:​ristretto:​|Image Viewer (ristretto)]]\\
 Image viewer for the Xfce desktop. Image viewer for the Xfce desktop.
-===== Get Involved ===== 
  
-[[wiki:documentation|Writing documentation]] -- Become a documentation writer or help translating ​the manuals.+[[apps:​screenshooter:|Screenshot application (xfce4-screenshooter)]]\\ 
 +Take screenshots of your Xfce desktop. 
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 +[[apps:​parole:​|Media player (parole)]]\\ 
 +Media player for the Xfce desktop. 
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 +[[apps:​notifyd:​|Notification service (xfce4-notifyd)]]\\ 
 +Notification service for the Xfce desktop. 
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 +===== Panel Plugins ===== 
 +[[apps:​pulseaudio-plugin:​|PulseAudio Plugin (xfce4-pulseaudio-plugin)]]\\ 
 +Adjust audio volume and control media players on the Xfce desktop.