Comment 12 for bug 455241

thorstenmz (th-guenther) wrote :

I do have this problem, too. Ubuntu 10.04, Compiz 0.8.4.

This problem is mentioned in several other bug reports about more specific cases (usually the Update Manager), see below.

But it's a general problem. Mind the security impact!

Synaptic steals focus when minimized or when behind other windows
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/54300

Configuration Dialogs should not steal focus during updates
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/373974

'Downloading package information' and 'building dependency tree' progress dialogs request focus too often
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/metacity/+bug/35876

Dialogs of background applications pop up in the foreground
https://bugs.launchpad.net/metacity/+bug/67476

Child Windows [of Synaptic/update manager] should remain in the same desktop as the parent window
https://bugs.launchpad.net/hundredpapercuts/+bug/391479