Xfce Development Information
For a more in-depth look at how to contribute to Xfce, as a developer, it is recommended to read The Ultimate Contributor's Guide to Xfce for more information.
- To request a contributor account, please see the docs for more information.
- Before getting involved with development, it may help to check the current roadmap to get an overview of our current progress.
- A guide to using Git with Xfce can be found here.
- For more information on making a release, see Making a Release.
- Xfce API documentation can be found on the Xfce development Wiki.
Communicating with the Xfce development team
There are various ways to get in touch with Xfce developers:
- For any translation stuff, join the Xfce-i18n mailing list.
All Xfce developers have a real life and live across multiple time zones. If you don't get an answer straight away, be patient and stay online!
(lists excerpted from The Ultimate Contributor's Guide to Xfce)
- Use whatever text editor/IDE you are comfortable with.
- The terminal is your friend, get used to it, then you will love it.
- Now that almost all components are gtk3-based, GtkInspector is an invaluable tool.