[ubuntu-uk] Lost again

Toby Smithe toby.smithe at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 22:50:02 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 22:35 +0000, baza wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 22:30 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 09:05:57PM +0000, Robin Menneer wrote:
> > > My ubutu has an unwelcome of opening new files behind the current window,
> > > not in front of it.   How do I reverse this, please,so that by default, the
> > > new file opens in front ?
> > 
> > Forgive me if what I am about to suggest implies that you are some kind of imbecile, that is not my intention..
> > 
> > I have seen this problem occur when a user double clicks an icon in a window (such as a file in a nautilus file browser) and doesn't wait for the resulting program to finish loading, but instead 
> > clicks again somewhere in that same window. This could be clicking a third time on the icon in question, or maybe clicking somewhere else. This causes the desktop "focus" to be trained on that window 
> > and not the new one appearing, so the new one appears "behind" the current one.
> > 
> > Could that be it or am I barking up the wrong tree?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Al.
> > 
> It's not you. Mine has started doing this since I installed Beryl. It's
> annoying eh?

Yes - focus stealing prevention in Beryl is pretty broken atm.

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