How to really stop focus stealing in XFWM4?

flocculant flocculant at
Sat Jul 30 21:54:41 CEST 2016

What about New Window Focus in Window Manager settings? Assume you've 
unticked focus to newly created windows. But you don't mention it.

On 29/07/16 22:13, Ambrose LI wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry for such a basic question, but I need some help in figuring out
> the correct way to stop focus stealing from happening in xfwm4. (I
> have 4.12.3 on my Ubuntu.)
> What I want is that no popup windows should *ever* interrupt typing
> (because that's dangerous). I have "Click to focus" selected in Window
> Manager and "Activate focus stealing prevention" selected in Window
> Manager Tweaks. Yet many popups (new browsers, tooltips from the
> network plugin, etc.) are still routinely stealing focus. What have I
> forgotten to do?
> Thanks very much in advance,

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