Linux: How to Upgrade Xfce

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to find your current version, type xfce4-about --version.

Xfce 4.12 is for Xubuntu 14.04 and 14.10.

to upgrade:

# upgrade xfce
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.12
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/extras
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
# delete cache
rm -rf ~/.cache/

# restart
sudo shutdown -r 0