Re: Stop new window from grabbing focus

I'm using Ubuntu, but I miss focus-stealing-prevention acutely...


On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 00:38 +0100, Calum Benson wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2007, at 20:55, Jeffery Small wrote:
> > I'm using Sun's JDS-3 which I believe is based upon gnome 2.6.   
> > When a new
> > window is displated it is grabbing the focus, which is really  
> > disruptive to
> > current work.  Is there a way to disable this so that focus remains  
> > in the
> > current window?
> This was standard behaviour of metacity in those days, which wasn't  
> fixed until some time later (GNOME 2.10, I think)-- see http:// 
> You don't say whether you're using the Linux or Solaris version of  
> JDS3... if it's the Linux version, which was based on SuSE, you might  
> try to track down a newer metacity package and see if it will install  
> (IIRC SuSE 8.2 packages worked best on JDS3).  I doubt it will  
> install without upgrading some other dependencies as well, though,  
> which could get messy.
> Cheeri,
> Calum.

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