start program without focus?

Chris Green cl at
Sun Dec 25 20:16:13 CET 2016

On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 10:40:20AM +0100, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> Can I start a program without giving it the focus?
> For example, I run "xmessage hello &" but I want to keep the focus in the
> current xterm.
Yes, in Settings -> Window Manager you need to unset "Automatically
give focus to newly created windows".

Chris Green

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