[Bug 28607] "Sticky" focus for terminal windows is annoying

Michael Bienia michael at vorlon.ping.de
Sun Jan 15 14:01:32 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: metacity (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

The new metacity in dapper (2.13.13) has a feature which allows terminal windows to keep focus even if a new application is started.
As I use gnome-terminal very often I find this behaviour very annoying:  everytime I start a new application (be it from panel, menu, global keybinding or gnome-terminal) I've to focus the new window manually if gnome-terminal had the focus.
I'd prefer if this behaviour could be turned on/off .

If this isn't possible, please at least apply the patch from
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=326159#c8 which should make
this behaviour less strict. Thanks.

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