How to really stop focus stealing in XFWM4?

Marshall Neill ramien43 at
Sat Jul 30 23:10:08 CEST 2016

07/30/2016 01:23 PM, Ambrose LI wrote:
> 2016-07-29 21:17 GMT-04:00 Marshall Neill <ramien43 at>:
>> Under WIndow Manager Tweaks is the tab  Focus with a checkbox to activate
>> focus stealing prevention.
>> Perhaps that could work.
> I already had that checked. I also have "Automatically give focus to
> newly created windows" (in Window Manager) unchecked.
> This is all very mysterious. I wonder if there are other settings that
> will cause focus stealing to happen, or if I missed a step somewhere.
Under Window Manager > Focus > Uncheck new window focus for 
automatically give focus to newly created windows

I found that via google looking for info on:

honor standard icccm focus hint

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