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I have applications open in multiple workspaces. I have a Java application running in a different workspace and it opens a dialog window. This causes my current application to lose focus. I do not get the notification that a new window is ready like I usually see in gnome3.

How do I prevent the current application from losing focus when another application opens a dialog?

I am using:

  • Ubuntu 12.04
  • Gnome 3.4.1
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If it's a certain program, opening the dialogs, you could try to quiet that one. Which applications are stealing the focus? – PythoNic Sep 23 '14 at 12:06

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