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When I start Xubuntu 13.10, before the wallpaper and xfce-panel is loaded, I get a grey screen. It is a matter of 1 or 2 seconds. But it is starting to annoy me.

I am using composite. But disabling it doesn't change anything. Also I disabled systemd and xfce-power-control is taking care of my power settings.

Moreover, I am also using the PPAs related with XFCE 4.10 and XFCE 4.12.

Does anyone have the same problem and a solution?

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There are a few impacting bugs here - other's do have the problem and the issue is being proactively looked at. bugs.launchpad.net/xfwm4/+bug/1232804 –  Elfy Dec 26 '13 at 10:08

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