libxfce4ui vs. libxfce4gui: wha'?

Chris Rees crees at
Sun Jan 15 20:39:48 UTC 2012

On 11 January 2012 11:46, Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> wrote:
> I just noticed the announcement for libxfce4ui version 4.9.0 and it got
> me wondering about something.
> In the FreeBSD ports collection, we have a libxfce4gui package (note
> the "g" up in there), but no libxfce4ui.  Are we missing something that
> we should be available here?
> Could anyone please explain the difference between these two packages,
> and possibly why one of them is non-existent in the FreeBSD ports
> collection?
> Could this be the reason why I have no "Arrange icons" item on my
> desktop menu?  Seems I used to have such an item, but after some port
> upgrades, it just "went away", and I've been unable to resurrect it.

libxfce4ui is installed as libxfce4menu on FreeBSD.

Best ask oliver@ if you're really interested in why it's called that!


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