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[Bug 781931] Re: New windows are moved to front but don't take focus


This bug affects (and annoys) me too. Also if I open Nautilus and then
try to focus it with Alt+Tab, its at the end of the list, so I have to
press Tab about 3 times.

When I read https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/864233/comments/4 I tried changing that property:
CompizConfig Settings Manager -> General Options -> Focus & Raise Behavior -> Focus Prevention Level -> "Off" to "Very High" (default: "Low")

- "Off": Nautilus gets focus
- "Low" to "Very High": Nautilus doesn't get focus

Sometimes also with "Low" Nautilus gets focus, when I click the title
bar of another window right before.

I assume using "Off" wouldn't be very good, too. It would fix the
problem with Nautilus (and maybe other applications), but if for example
the update-manager pops up it would probably steal focus from the
application I'm working with.

Maybe the code behind this (especially for the "Low" preference) should
be corrected. If somebody already looked at this: Thank you and never

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