window shows up, but not get focus under some conditions

Bug #1173289 reported by Ben Aceler on 2013-04-26
This bug affects 1 person
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indicator-application (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

If the window opens up using indicator menu, sometimes it shows up in front, but not get focus.

Steps to reproduce:

1. (Optional) Choose an application that use indicators. Examples: Clementine, ktorrent, tomboy, liferea. Launch it if needed.

2. Press left mouse button on the indicator. Drag mose down to the menu, select "activate" or equivalent. Release the left mouse button.

Actual result: the application will start or show itself up, but will not get focus. Moreover, it will start as a top window, and you can not guess, if it is active or not, because it will have no frameborder.

Expected results: the application will start or show itself and get focus.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: indicator-application 0.5.0-0ubuntu1
Uname: Linux 3.4.0-030400-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu17.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Apr 26 19:09:25 2013
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120823.1)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: indicator-application
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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