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Old 07-23-2010, 11:29 AM   #1
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run program with focus


In xfce I've set my window manager settings to not shift focus to new windows. I did this because I want new browser and thunderbird windows to open in the background. However, I would like new terminal windows to open in the foreground with focus. Is there any command to run a program with focus OR to run a program without focus?

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Old 07-24-2010, 08:05 AM   #2
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have you taken a look at wmctrl?

wmctrl -a


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