changing windows without clicking

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at
Wed Apr 5 11:45:12 UTC 2006

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 08:39:52PM +0930, Karl Goetz wrote:
> I got a dual head setup running more-or-less over teh weekend, along
> with x2x.
> What I'm after is that instead of needing to click or alt-tab to change
> windows, i can move the mouse over onto the new window and it activates.
> I thought gnome had an option to do this, am i correct in that?

When I was trying to get that going on my shiny Ubuntu setup quite some time
ago, I was informed that the default window manager didn't support
focus-to-pointer, so I switched to Sawfish and there was an option to
enable this, and now I'm a happy non-clicker.

- Matt

I told [my daughter] that if I see her digging a hole that she might not be
able to crawl out of, my job isn't to stand back and say "That's a *real*
nice hole you're digging there".
		-- Paul Tomblin, ASR

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