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In Xfce4 with CentOS 6, when I double click on the terminal icon to open the terminal, I can't start typing in it unless I click in the terminal once. It's as if the window is not selected or something. How can this be fixed? Which setting influences this behaviour?

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closed as off-topic by slm, Joseph R., Anthon, jasonwryan, rahmu Sep 14 '13 at 21:38

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Open Settings->Window Manager and go to the Focus tab

There you will find the option "Automatically give focus to newly created windows"

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