[Quick Tip] Immediately remove the “window ready” notification and focus window

On the default Gnome desktop, the app window may not be immediately focused when you try to open an application. Instead, a “xxx” ready notification pops up, opening the window behind the currently focused window.

This usually happens when another window is in focus during the process of launching the desired application.

[Quick Tip] Immediately remove the "window ready" notification and focus window

To quickly get rid of the “window ready” notification and focus window, a system response that is fast enough should solve the problem. In addition, you can install the “Focus my window” Gnome extension.

1.) Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and run the command to install chrome-gnome-shell Package if you don’t have it.

sudo apt install chrome-gnome-shell

[Quick Tip] Immediately remove the "window ready" notification and focus window

2.) Next Extended web page In your browser. Turn on the toggle icon to install.

The extension supports Gnome up to v3.18, but it also works with Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 20.10.

[Quick Tip] Immediately remove the "window ready" notification and focus window

Do you see the toggle icon? Click the link “Click here to install the browser extension” and finally refresh the page.

[Quick Tip] Immediately remove the "window ready" notification and focus window

that’s it. pleasant!

(Optional) If you want to remove the gnome shell extension, turn off the toggle icon on the web page or use the extension () gnome-shell-extension-prefs Package) Utility.

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