The "Goodies for Xfce" project includes additional software and artwork that are related to the Xfce desktop, but not part of the official release.
This package will install the following Xfce4 related plugins: * Extra artwork (xfce4-artwork) * Battery levels monitor (xfce4-battery-plugin) * Clipboard history (xfce4-clipman-plugin) * CPU frequency management plugin (xfce4-cpufreq-plugin) * CPU utilisation graphs (xfce4-cpugraph-plugin) * Date and time plugin (xfce4-datetime-plugin) * Disk performance display (xfce4-diskperf-plugin) * Filesystem monitor (xfce4-fsguard-plugin) * Generic monitor, for displaying any command result (xfce4-genmon-plugin) * Mail watcher (xfce4-mailwatch-plugin) * Network load monitor (xfce4-netload-plugin) * Notes plugin (xfce4-notes-plugin) * Quick access to bookmarked folders, recent documents and removable media (xfce4-places-plugin) * Sensors plugin, frontend to lm-sensors (xfce4-sensors-plugin) * Smartbookmarks plugin (xfce4-smartbookmark-plugin) * System load monitor (xfce4-systemload-plugin) * Timer plugin (xfce4-timer-plugin) * Command line with history (xfce4-verve-plugin) * Wireless lan monitor (xfce4-wavelan-plugin) * Weather monitor (xfce4-weather-plugin) * Keyboard configuration (xfce4-xkb-plugin) * Archive management for Thunar (thunar-archive-plugin) * Media tags editor for Thunar (thunar-media-tags-plugin) * Alternate menu plugin (xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin)
It'll install some standalone applications too: * Tiny text editor (mousepad) * Images viewer (ristretto) * CD/DVD burner (xfburn) * Frontend to dictionaries (xfce4-dict) * Notification daemon (xfce4-notifyd) * Tool to take screenshots (xfce4-screenshooter) * Task manager (xfce4-taskmanager) * Terminal emulator (xfce4-terminal)
Some packages are only suggested because they bring too much dependencies, but you may find them interesting: * Cellular modem plugin (xfce4-cellmodem-plugin) * Indicator (conform to the Ubuntu MessagingMenu specification) plugin (xfce4-indicator-plugin) * Another commandline plugin (xfce4-minicmd-plugin) * Frontends to MPD (xfce4-mpc-plugin, xfmpc) * Radio plugin (xfce4-radio-plugin)) * GIO/GVfs frontend to manage connections to remote filesystems (gigolo) * Media player (parole) * Power Manager (xfce4-power-manager)
This is a metapackage to ease upgrades, installations, and provide a consistent upgrade path from previous versions. It can safely be removed with no ill effects.