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Xfce4 Lost Window Manager

There is a bug in Linux Mint 13 Xfce where the window manager will need to be restarted. You will know when this happens because all of your application’s windows are missing their borders, and that it is impossible to click on different windows to change focus.

The best solution is to restart the window manager. As a normal user (not sudo) issue the following command:

xfwm4 --replace