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the XFCE Desktop Manager Plugin (that comes in the xubuntu-desktop package) allows you to edit each display individually while still retaining the folders on your desktops. A screenshot of my 2 desktops with the manager open is here: http://i.stack.imgur.com/Bzg7G.jpg in the yellow box it says "Move this dialog to the display you want to edit the settings ...
Install gnome tweak tool (gnome-tweak-tool), and there you have the option under "Windows" -> "Window focus mode"
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