Like GNOME Terminal, it is based on the VTE library.
New window manager features include an Alt Tab dialog and smart multi-monitor handling.Screens can be configured to either work in clone mode or being placed next to each other.Keyboard selection has become easier and more user-friendly.Also, new power management plugin for the panel's notification area was introduced, as well as a new default text editor and an enhanced file manager.Other than Xfce itself, there are third-party programs which use the Xfce libraries, such as the Xfce-terminal (former Terminal).is a free and open-source desktop environment for Unix and Unix-like operating systems, such as Linux, Solaris, and BSD.
Xfce aims to be fast and lightweight, while still being visually appealing and easy to use.
One of the services provided to applications by the framework is a red banner across the top of the window when the application is running with root privileges warning the user that they could damage system files.
A terminal emulator provided as part of the Xfce project, but it can be used in other X Window System environments as well.
It supports tabs, customizable key bindings, colors, and window sizes.
It was designed to replace GNOME Terminal, which depends on the GNOME libraries.
Xfce 4.10, released 28 April 2012, introduced a vertical display mode for the panel and moved much of the documentation to an online wiki.