LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Suse/Novell
User Name
Password
Suse/Novell This Forum is for the discussion of Suse Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-30-2006, 06:49 AM   #16
Secutor
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Focus Stealing Problems: Focus Stealing Prevention Level


I'm having a focus stealing problem, I think.
I'm use KDE in Kubuntu Breezy Badger (5.10).

Here's the problem: In an application like KMail, I click on an icon to create a new message. A window is created but it is not brought to focus; that is, the new window does not come to the foreground which is what I want it to do. To get it to the foreground and make it the focus I have to right-click the menu item and then execute the "Always on top" menu item which will bring the "Compose-Mail" window to the foreground for composing.

I've tried all the settings in
Desktop -> System Settings -> Window Behavior -> Focus stealing prevention level but they don't seem to affect the behavior.

I have also examined the file: ~/.kde/share/config/kwinrc and see the text settings. I also see the settings being changed by the GUI application when I use Desktop -> System Settings -> Window Behavior -> Focus stealing prevention level to make changes. So, apparently, the settings are getting written to the config text file properly.

I would like to get this system running the way it used to, as it was installed. This current behavior is annoying but not a real show stopper.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks for reading this.
 
  


Reply

Tags
focus, kde


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Browsing Internet Problem drake_101 Slackware 5 02-28-2005 09:04 PM
browsing problem with XP/samba kreilk Linux - Networking 0 07-10-2004 05:29 PM
Really strange browsing problem Ninaw Linux - Networking 5 07-04-2004 07:30 AM
network setup and browsing problem in linux 9 mayukhbd Linux - Networking 3 04-12-2004 01:20 AM
browsing problem linux 7.2 jolly Linux - Networking 5 01-02-2003 09:40 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:38 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration