Focus window in unity

Pongo A. Pan pongo_pan at
Tue Dec 6 14:01:04 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-12-06 at 11:58 +0100, Alain Muls wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity, which I personally like very much,
> but I do not intend to start another flame war.
> It is just a personal opinion which I state here just in support of Canonical.
> My question is: under Gnome 2 I had the focus of the window follow the
> mouse. Is it possible to have a similar behaviour under Unity.
> I just cannot seem to find the setting for this.

In the CompizConfig Settings Manager, "General Options" "Focus and Raise
Behavior", uncheck "click to focus." 

pongo pan
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 05:59:37 -0800
Epicurus up 13:25, 1 user, load average: 0.01, 0.04, 0.05
Linux 3.2.0-3-generic
Ubuntu precise (development branch), unity 4.24.0

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