Focus-follows-mouse in Gnome-shell?

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Tue May 3 13:50:38 UTC 2011

On Tue, 03 May 2011 14:18:51 +0100
Bryn M. Reeves wrote:

> Afaik it's not exposed in the tweak tool UI. Just set the key
> "/apps/metacity/general/focus_mode" to either "sloppy" or "mouse" (there
> used to be a difference between these two but I don't see it anymore in
> 2.34).

This certainly confuses me. I thought the new window manager
was mutter, so why does setting keys for metacity have
an effect? (It does indeed work, mind you, I just don't
know why).

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