Gnome theme and window preferences not completely honored

Antonio Vieiro antonio at
Fri Jul 23 09:37:50 UTC 2010


I'm running 8.1-RC2 (metacity 2.30.1) and focus-follows-mouse simply 
doesn't work. I think this is a metactity bug or something, maybe this 
is related:

Any workaround to have focus-follows-mouse again would be greatly 
appreciated, as I hate cliking on windows to focus them.


On 13/07/2010 23:26, Willoughby, Steve wrote:
> I'm running FreeBSD 8.1-RC1 with Gnome 2.30.0 and am having a strange issue where I can set almost everything about the desktop appearance using the theme settings and the "preferences" tool, except the window decorations never change (internal icons, colors, etc, do) and things like focus-follows-mouse don't appear to be honored by the window manager.
> Going into the gconf editor shows that, for example, apps.metacity.general.focus_mode="sloppy", but I still have to click to type.
> I am probably missing something simple and obvious here, but I'm not spotting it yet.  What can I look for next?
> Thanks!
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