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-====== Xfce Documentation ======+~~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|Starting 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 Xfce questions ​and their answers ​ 
- +  * **[[troubleshooting|Troubleshooting]]** -- Known problems and solutions 
-[[xfce:​building|Building Xfce]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:​building|Building Xfce]]** -- If you have special needsyou may want 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. +
-===== Core Modules ​===== +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfwm4:​|Window Manager (xfwm4)]]\\ +
-Handles the placement of windows on the screen. +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-panel:​|Panel (xfce4-panel)]]\\ +
-Program launchers, window buttons, applications menu, workspace switcher and more.+
 +==== Core Modules ====
-[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop Manager (xfdesktop)]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]** -- Application to quickly run applications and commands 
-Sets the background ​color or image with optional application menu or icons for minimized ​applications ​or launchers, ​devices ​and folders.+  * **[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop Manager (xfdesktop)]]** -- Configure ​the desktop ​background imageicons,  launchers 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:​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 ====
-[[xfce:xfce4-settings:|Settings Manager ​(xfce4-settings)]]\\ +  * **[[apps:terminal:​|Terminal Emulator (xfce4-terminal)]]** -- Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop 
-The settings daemon and the settings dialogs in this package. This includes ​the accessibility,​ appearance, display, keyboard and mouse settings.+  * **[[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 
 +  * **[[https://​docs.xfce.org/​apps/​catfish/​start|File Search Utility (catfish)]]** --  a versatile file search utility for the Xfce desktop
-[[xfce:exo:|Exo Helper Applications]]\\ +As well check the [[https://​wiki.xfce.org/​recommendedappslist of recommended applications]] for more light-weight ​applications, recommended by Xfce users.
-Manage preferred ​applications ​and edit .desktop files. +
-===== Applications =====+
-[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal]]\\ +Check the [[/​start?​do=index|sitemap]] of this wiki to see all available wiki pages.
-Terminal emulator 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.