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Session Manager


Xfce4-session is a session manager for Xfce. Its task is to save the state of your desktop (opened applications and their location) and restore it during a next startup. You can create several different sessions and choose one of them on startup.


  • Preferences – Configure the behaviour of the session manager
  • Logout Dialog – The logout dialog and more information about power management handling
  • Frequently Asked Question – Tips and tricks related to xfce4-session
  • Advanced – Advanced information about environment variables and kiosk mode
  • Known Problems – Read this if xfce4-session causes trouble

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