focus stealing prevention

JoeHill joehill at
Tue Jun 26 16:01:25 CEST 2007

Emanuel Haupt left a post-it on the fridge:

> > Hi,
> > 
> > When I click on a web link in my MUA, it opens a new tab on firefox and
> > brings firefox windows to current Workspace.
> > 
> > If I remeber correctly, this behaviour could be prevented, and in fact I
> > has worked for a long time, using focus stealing prevention, but now,
> > after an update, I does not work...
> > 
> > I'm using:
> > [I] xfce-base/xfce4 (4.4.1 at 06/12/07).
> > 
> > anyone notice same behaviour?   
> Yes. Put "activate_action=none" in your xfwm4rc.

Cool! This is apparently what I've been looking for as well, however...

I've looked far and wide, I cannot find a file like that. It does not appear to
be anywhere in .config, and I've tried a 'locate' on anything called 'xfwm4rc'
or 'xfwm4.rc', nothing.

Can anyone tell me where I'm supposed to have this file?


Fry: "How can I live my life if I can't tell good from evil?" 
Bender: "Ah, they're both fine choices, whatever floats your boat."

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