Quote Originally Posted by screaminj3sus View Post
gala is a very nice window manager. Nice effects, lightweight, and stable. I recently started using it with xfce myself, works much better than compiz. I'm also using plank, isntalled them both from the elementary daily ppa on xubuntu 12.10, working very well.

here's my current desktop:

Could you explain how you built your session in xfce? Although from I got, it shouldn't really matter if it's xubuntu or ubuntu or even mint.