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-====== Xfce Docs ======+~~NOTOC~~
-<​note>​The manuals on this website ​are written of the latest stable ​release ​of the moduleAt this moment this means the manuals apply to Xfce 4.8 and 4.10.</​note>​+====== Xfce 4.12 Documentation ====== 
 +This website ​provides user documentation for the latest stable ​version ​of the Xfce desktop environmentGo to [[..:4.10:​|Xfce ​4.10]] for the previous version.
-<note warning>​The documentation on this website is still "work in progress"​.</​note>​ 
 ===== Getting Started ===== ===== Getting Started =====
-[[xfce:​getting-started|Starting ​with Xfce]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:​getting-started|Getting Started ​with Xfce]]** --  Starting ​point for anyone who wants to use Xfce 
-This document gives an overview of the Xfce Desktop Environment and explains how to perform several common tasks. It is meant to be a starting ​point for anyone who wants to use Xfce and it includes pointers to other sources of information. +  * **[[faq|Frequently Asked Questions]]** -- General questions relating ​to Xfce and their answers ​ 
- +  * **[[troubleshooting|Troubleshooting]]** -- Known problems ​and their solutions 
-[[xfce:​building|Building Xfce]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:building|Building ​Xfce]]** -- Instructions ​on how to compile Xfce from source 
-It is always recommended to use the packages provided by your distribution,​ however if you have special needs or you want a detailed description on compiling Xfce yourself, you can find it in this article. +  * **[[contribute:|How to Contribute]]** -- Detailed information for new contributors 
- +===== Documentation for Xfce Applications =====
-[[/​start?​do=index|Sitemap]]\\ +
-The sitemap of this wiki gives a good overview of the pages available. +
- +
-[[faq|Frequently Asked Question]]\\ +
-Tips and tricks that apply to all Xfce applications. +
-===== Core Modules ===== +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]\\ +
-Application ​to quickly run applications ​and commands. +
- +
-[[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. +
- +
-[[xfce:exo:|Helper Applications]]\\ +
-Manage preferred applications and edit .desktop files. +
- +
-[[xfce:​thunar:​|File Manager (thunar)]]\\ +
-The fast and easy to use file manager for the Xfce Desktop. +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-panel:​|Panel (xfce4-panel)]]\\ +
-Program launchers, window buttons, applications menu, workspace switcher and more. +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-power-manager:​|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:​xfce4-session:|Session Manager (xfce4-session)]]\\ +
-Save the state of your desktop and restore it on a next startup. +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-settings:​|Settings Manager (xfce4-settings)]]\\ +
-The settings daemon and the settings dialogs. This includes the accessibility,​ appearance, display, keyboard and mouse settings.+
-[[xfce:​xfwm4:​|Window Manager (xfwm4)]]\\ +==== Core Modules ====
-Handles the placement of windows on the screen.+
-[[xfce:​xfconf:​|Configuration Storage System (xfconf)]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]** -- Application to quickly run applications and commands 
-D-Bus-based configuration storage system. +  * **[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop Manager (xfdesktop)]]** -- Configure the desktop background image, icons, ​ launchers and folders 
-===== Applications ​=====+  * **[[xfce:​exo:​|Helper Applications (exo)]]** -- Manage preferred applications and edit .desktop files 
 +  * **[[xfce:​thunar:​|File Manager (thunar)]]** -- The fast and easy to use file manager for the Xfce Desktop 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-panel:​|Xfce Panel (xfce4-panel)]]** -- Application launchers, window buttons, applications menu, workspace switcher and more 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-power-manager:​1.4:​|Power Manager (xfce4-power-manager)]]** -- Manage power sources and power consumption of devices 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-session:​|Session Manager (xfce4-session)]]** -- Save the state of your desktop and restore it on the next startup 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-settings:​|Settings Manager (xfce4-settings)]]** -- The Settings daemon which persists many Xfce settings 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfwm4:​|Window Manager (xfwm4)]]** -- Handles the placement of windows on the screen 
 +  * **[[xfce:​xfconf:​|Configuration Storage System (xfconf)]]** -- D-Bus-based configuration storage system 
 +==== Applications ====
-[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal Emulator (xfce4-terminal)]]\\ +  * **[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal Emulator (xfce4-terminal)]]** -- Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop 
-Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop.+  * **[[apps:​ristretto:​|Image Viewer (ristretto)]]** -- Image viewer for the Xfce desktop 
 +  * **[[apps:​screenshooter:​|Screenshot application (xfce4-screenshooter)]]** -- Take screenshots of your Xfce desktop 
 +  * **[[apps:​parole:​|Media player (parole)]]** -- Media player for the Xfce desktop 
 +  * **[[apps:​notifyd:​|Notification service (xfce4-notifyd)]]** -- Notification service for the Xfce desktop 
 +  * **[[apps:​catfish:​|File Search Utility (catfish)]]** --  a versatile file search utility for the Xfce desktop
-[[apps:​ristretto:|Image Viewer (ristretto)]]\\ +As well check the [[https://​wiki.xfce.org/​recommendedappslist of recommended applications]] for more light-weight applications,​ recommended by Xfce users.
-Image viewer ​for the Xfce desktop. +
-===== API documentation =====+
-Library references can be found in the releases: ​[[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​garcon|garcon]], [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​exo|exo]],​ [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​libxfce4ui|libxfce4ui]],​ [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​libxfce4util|libxfce4util]],​ [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​thunar|thunar]],​ [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​xfce/​xfconf|xfconf]]. They are often also installed by distributions in ''/​usr/​share/​gtk-doc/​html/''​.+Check the [[/start?​do=index|sitemap]] of this wiki to see all available wiki pages.
-===== Get Involved ===== 
-[[contribute:​documentation|Writing documentation]] -- Become a documentation writer or help translating the manuals.\\ 
-[[contribute:​bugs|Bug Reporting]] -- Find issues in the applications and help resolving them.