[xmonad] focus but hidden

Lanny Ripple lanny at cisco.com
Fri Jun 6 10:44:48 EDT 2008

Sounds like xmonad might have been installed both by your debian
package manager and by hand if you have both.  Commands to check

  ghc-pkg list               # ghc
  dpkg --list | grep xmonad  # debian


David S. wrote:
> Occasionally  I will have 2 or more windows on a workspace and
> fullscreen tiling and when I switch focus, the red border on the visible
> window goes away, but it does not switch to the other window.
> My only recourse then is to move the windows to other workspaces to see
> them all.  To get the workspace to behave correctly I have to delete
> them all or move them all.
> I am running Ubuntu Hardy and aptitude shows that I have xmonad 0.6-3
> installed, though $ xmonad --version shows 0.5, which I find disconcerting.
> I have to say, I enjoy xmonad so much I am willing to put up with this
> inconvenient behavior...but it would be nice to fix it.
> Thanks for any help.
> Peace,
> David S
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