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I've installed the xubuntu-desktop package onto my Ubuntu 13.10 install. I like the look and the feel of the Xubuntu desktop however, I'm running into several issues:

  1. Shutting down / logging out isn't consistent; sometimes it shuts down right away, other times it delays for a good amount of time (around 60 seconds) before shutting down (or logging out).
  2. The power manager doesn't recognize the battery (again, this doesn't happen everytime, it just happens sometimes); trying to open the power manager ends up in nothing happening.

Is there any reason why this is happening? I've still got my Unity desktop installed, is that what's causing the conflicts?

I really like how my install is setup right now, and I'd hate to change it.

I should note that everything functions perfectly in Unity. (Shut down, logging on/off etc..)

EDIT: Forgot to mention that I get an error message when I press "shutdown" again (during the long delay)

session manager must be in idle state when requesting a shutdown

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