Ubuntu

New windows in running programs spawn underneath active window

Reported by Stuart Olsen on 2011-12-20
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

In Openbox version 3.5.0-0ubuntu3 (Oneiric), new windows do not spawn correctly for running processes; for example, if Firefox is not running, opening a Firefox window places the window on top as it should, but opening a new window via keybind causes it to spawn below the active window. This is especially apparent in the case of PCManFM; because it handles the desktop, it is always running, and so every PCManFM window opened spawns below the active window. This was not the case in version 3.4.11.2-0ubuntu3 (Natty). Option <focusNew> is set to "yes" in ~/.config/openbox/lubuntu-rc.xml

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: openbox 3.5.0-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-14.23-generic 3.0.9
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Dec 19 21:37:39 2011
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: openbox
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Stuart Olsen (stuartj-olsen) wrote :
affects: openbox (Ubuntu) → lubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu)
amjjawad (amjjawad) wrote :

Bug reported on 2011-12-20 and it affects only 1 user and no further action has been taken. Marked as invalid.

Changed in lubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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