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-====== Xfce Docs ======+====== Xfce 4.12 Documentation ​======
  
-<​note>​The manuals on this website ​are written ​for the latest stable ​release ​of the moduleAt this moment this means the manuals apply to Xfce 4.8 and 4.10.</​note>​+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 a "​[[contribute:​documentation|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]]** -- If you have special needs, you may want to compile Xfce from source 
 +  * **[[contribute:​|How to contribute]]** -- Detailed ​information ​for new contributors 
 +===== Documentation for Xfce Applications =====
  
-[[xfce:​building|Building Xfce]]\\ +==== Core Modules ====
-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.+
  
-[[/​start?​do=index|Sitemap]]\\ +  * **[[xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]** -- Application to quickly run applications and commands 
-The sitemap ​of this wiki gives a good overview ​of the pages available.+  * **[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop Manager (xfdesktop)]]** -- Configure the desktop background image, icons, ​ 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 ====
  
-[[faq|Frequently Asked Question]]\\ +  * **[[apps:​terminal:​|Terminal Emulator (xfce4-terminal)]]** -- Terminal emulator for the Xfce desktop 
-Tips and tricks that apply to all Xfce (and GTK+applications.+  * **[[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
  
-[[contribute:​|How to contribute]]\\ +As well check the [[https://wiki.xfce.org/recommendedappslist of recommended applications]] for more light-weight applications,​ recommended by Xfce users.
-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.+
  
- +Check the [[/start?do=index|sitemap]] of this wiki to see all available wiki pages.
-===== Core Modules ===== +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfce4-appfinder:​|Application Finder (xfce4-appfinder)]]\\ +
-Application to quickly run applications and commands. +
- +
-[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​|Desktop Manager (xfdesktop)]] ([[[xfce:​xfdesktop:​4.11:​|4.11]])\\ +
-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 the 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)]]\\ +
-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)]]\\ +
-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)]] ([[apps:​parole:​0.7:​|0.7]])\\ +
-Media player for the Xfce desktop.+