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Re: How to stop Firefox from grabbing the focus (using Xfce4)?

On Monday 24 January 2005 08:40, Carl Fink wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 08:25:38PM +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
>> When Firefox finishes downloading a URL it grabs the focus and puts
>> itself in front of the other windows.  I find this really annoying as
>> I often set the browser off in the background while doing something
>> else.
>> Is there any way to stop it from doing this?  (I use mainly Xfce4.)
> Submit a bug report against mozilla-firefox.  I'll be happy to join
> you, if such a thing is useful.

I've done that.  I'll post the bug report number when I get it.

> The "grabbing the focus" bug is listed at the Bughouse as one of the
> most annoying and long-lasting of all time.
> http://www.asktog.com/Bughouse/index.html

I had wondered if this was a problem with Firefox or something else. 
The other similar annoyance I have is that OpenOffice doesn't open in
the background (since it takes a while to launch, I'd prefer that).

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