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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by malspa » Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:55 pm

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:40 am
ToZ has put up an official guide for dealing with the problem:

https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=13233

It's also been discussed on the Arch Forums: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=248388 & https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=248526
Thanks very much for this post, and for all the other help in this thread regarding compositing issues. I've been using Xfce 4.14 in Buster and in Arch, and kinda checking out those threads at the Arch forums. I haven't been seeing problems here. So, it's a non-issue for those of us with Intel cards, is that correct?

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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by asqwerth » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:10 pm

@malspa,

I have Intel cards and I don't have problems in Manjaro with xfce 4.14. I have one install with Compiz 0.9 series, and the other with Compiz Reloaded. No issue with either.

It just continued where it left off when I logged out in and in again.
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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by malspa » Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:28 pm

OK, thanks!

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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by dreamer » Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:01 pm

Packages installed without problems on MX. Nice packaging, Stevo. Maybe there was a problem with Xfce Screensaver packages which showed up as armhf. I will stick with Xfce 4.12 and then switch to LXQt or KDE.

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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by Stevo » Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:12 pm

dreamer wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:01 pm
Packages installed without problems on MX. Nice packaging, Stevo. Maybe there was a problem with Xfce Screensaver packages which showed up as armhf. I will stick with Xfce 4.12 and then switch to LXQt or KDE.
It may have been a hiccup on your connection to the OBS, because everyone else is getting the correct architecture for all the packages, and they all built correctly on the various releases: https://build.opensuse.org/project/show ... :xfce-4.14

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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by Stevo » Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:23 pm

asqwerth wrote:
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@Stevo, I note that the packages for xfce 4.14 you packaged for MX doesn't have the "About XFCE" information window.
Well, I'm stumped about that, unless the difference in the build procedure between Buster and Stretch for many of the packages I built made a difference. Debian has a step to rebuild the configure file with dh_autoreconf, which also takes place automatically with debhelper 10 or better, but many of the packages failed on Stretch with this, so I added a little code to those problem builds that detects if they are getting build on Stretch or MX Horizon and disables the autoreconf--that means they use the configure script the source ships with instead of a regenerated script.

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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by asqwerth » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:37 pm

Stevo wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:23 pm
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Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:39 pm
@Stevo, I note that the packages for xfce 4.14 you packaged for MX doesn't have the "About XFCE" information window.
Well, I'm stumped about that, unless the difference in the build procedure between Buster and Stretch for many of the packages I built made a difference. Debian has a step to rebuild the configure file with dh_autoreconf, which also takes place automatically with debhelper 10 or better, but many of the packages failed on Stretch with this, so I added a little code to those problem builds that detects if they are getting build on Stretch or MX Horizon and disables the autoreconf--that means they use the configure script the source ships with instead of a regenerated script.
It's not on the alpha3 either.
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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:29 am

We've never had it, have we?
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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by asqwerth » Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:56 am

Hmm, you might be right about that.

It's just that I saw HOAS's screenshot a few posts up had the "About XFCE" window, and my Manjaro installs also have it. Then I checked my MX18 and alpha3 VMs and couldn't find that window.

I admit that I was thinking more in the realm of "bragging rights", as in showing off screenshots of Stretch-based MX17/18 with xfce 4.14 on it. :p

Otherwise, it's not really necessary. One could just have a screenshot of Thunar with its "about" window open to show the Thunar version, although I don't think it has the same effect.
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Re: xfce 4.14 released

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Post by ChrisUK » Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:18 am

The about dialog is spawned by a package: xfce4-about. This isn't available for Debian AFAIK - only Arch and Redhat based.
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