When my terminal window is maximized and I switch to another desktop which also has a maximized terminal window on it, xfce first draws the background image and then redraws it with the terminal window.
This is causes a flicker and is very unpleasant for the eyes.
I can see the issue, but I don't think it is related to xfdesktop or xfce4-terminal, I can reproduce without the former running (xfdesktop -Q) and only with firefox windows on two workspaces. While testing with terminal windows (0.95 opacity) over firefox windows, I can briefly see conky appearing.
The situation improves with compositor off, but I get flickering due v-sync issues while switching workspaces with terminal windows. I suspect it's something on xfwm4 side, but can't confirm that.
Is there anything I could to help solve this issue?
Looking in the source code in xfwm4/src/workspaces.c, it seems that workspaceSwitch() does the correct thing: first shows the new windows, then hides the old ones:
/* First pass: Show, from top to bottom */
for (list = g_list_last(screen_info->windows_stack); list; list = g_list_previous (list))
/* Second pass: Hide from bottom to top */
for (list = screen_info->windows_stack; list; list = g_list_next (list))
Any ideas where to look next would be much appreciated!
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