shortcut to new shell opened behind the first one ....

Uno Engborg uno at
Sun Mar 12 09:12:17 UTC 2006

n0dalus wrote:
> On 3/12/06, Jon Nettleton <jon.nettleton at> wrote:
>> Wouldn't the ideal behavior be, if keyboard events are being captured
>> then the window is being drawn to the back, else draw it in the
>> foreground?  This should give us a balance of security and convenience
>> without having another gconf setting to turn on or off.
> I think that might lead to confusion when users are wondering why some
> windows open in front, and others open behind. At least when they all
> open behind it's consistent.
> My two cents,
> n0dalus.
A solution to that would be to open all windows in front, but not 
transfer focus to the
front window if  there still was keyboard activity in the terminal.  
When the keyboard activity stops, for a second or so, transfer focus 
automatically to the new window.

Uno Engborg

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