alt+tab to get Konsole in focus does not allow typing into it

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Tue Jul 29 10:52:48 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 9:17 PM, H.S. <hs.samix at> wrote:
> Hello,
> In Hardy, fully updated, using KDE, I am having this problem that while
> switching window focus to Konsole using ALT+TAB, I cannot type in
> Konsole's window. The usual case is to shift focus from Emacs or from
> Firefox to Konsole. The konsole window does come in front and it appears
> to get the focus, but I cannot type anything inside that windows.
> However, if I shift focus by clicking the mouse on Konsole, then
> everything works fine in the Konsole windows.
> Any idea what could be going wrong?

Do you have your mouse set to raise focus on a window when it's
hovered over? I'm not currently a KDE user and haven't been for some
10 years but I recall being affected by a similar thing back in the
mid 90's.

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