Hitting Ctrl-Shift-N when an existing terminal window has focus opens a new terminal window with the same working directory as the old terminal window. How can I prevent this?
on 11/28/2012 – Made popular on 11/28/2012
When I need to open a terminal I press CTRL+ALT+T to save time. Most of the time absolutely nothing happens, I try to press same combination again, and still nothing happens. After like 5-8 tries terminal window finally appears.
Is the following I will explain possible with a key combination?
Here is the image:
As you can see, the terminal is the focus window (Front window) and Nautilus is in the background (Back Window). How can I grab a folder or file from Nautilus without loosing focus on the terminal (Without making the terminal go to the background and Nautilus to the front) and drop it in the terminal?.
When I switch to a desktop that has the hangouts "window" on it, it steals the focus.
Steps to repeat:
* Desktop 1 has a terminal and the hangouts window
* Type in the terminal
* Switch to desktop 2 (using CTRL+ALT+RightArrow)
* Switch back to desktop 1
* Continue typing in the terminal
Nothing happens in the terminal because your focus is on hangouts (as visible in the desktop title ba