Bug 188967

Summary: Programs started from terminal appear beneath terminal window
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk <kyrsjo>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Ray Strode [halfline] <rstrode>
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Description Kyrre Ness Sjøbæk 2006-04-13 19:30:52 EDT
Description of problem:
Not exactly a bug, but a huge annoyance: If you start a (graphical) program from
gnome-terminal, it is assumed by metacity that gnome-terminal should retain
focus, and therefore the newly lauched program does not get focus, but appears
beneath my terminal. Inconvenient.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome-terminal
2. Type a command that starts a graphical program you want to use (say,
"htmlview &")
3.Get annoyed by having to manualy change focus to the program you just started
Actual results:
Program does not get focus. Gnome-terminal keeps focus

Expected results:
Gnome-terminal looses focus. Program steals focus

Additional info:
I think this has something to do with the "focus stealer prevention" implemented
in fc5...
Comment 1 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2006-04-13 19:48:53 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 186308 ***