Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!== Why don't some windows ever get focused? == If you don't have the option "give focus to windows even when they haven't asked for it" set to nil (define-special-variable ignore-window-input-hint nil), then windows that don't ask for focus don't get it. Windows ask to receive focus by setting their WM_HINTS property appropriately; for example if I xprop a gnome-terminal: WM_HINTS(WM_HINTS): Client accepts input or input focus: True Initial state is Normal State. window id # of group leader: 0x5c00001 Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Sawfish are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://sawfish.fandom.com/wiki/FAQ"