In 23.04, when switching virtual desktops, the window that receives focus seems to be the root window, not the last application from that desktop

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In previous versions, when switching virtual desktops focus was attached to the last window focused on such desktop.

In 23.04 (running Gnome), when I switch virtual desktops the focus seems to always go to root window. Is this a bug or a configurable behavior?

This is really inconvenient, because it adds so much friction to virtual desktops workflow to make it virtually pointless.

EDIT: This is a duplicate of Active window loosing focus when switching workspace - Ubuntu 22.04 / GNOME 42 and same solution applies.

Kirill Fedyanin avatar
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I believe the question duplicated this thread It's a bug in gnome Icons NG extension.
LukaszMaciejewski avatar
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Indeed, it was. Thanks for the pointer. :-)

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