apps opening in the background

Discussion in 'macOS' started by redgaz26, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. redgaz26 macrumors 68020

    redgaz26

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    #1
    say for example i have mail opened and I then open firefox, firefox will open but be in the background, I then have to click on the dock to view firefox or use expose??
    happens with other apps aswell anyone know how i can stop this??
     
  2. D A macrumors regular

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    #2
    It happens in Firefox if you have Growl installed. There is a bug relating to how Firefox handles the interaction with Growl. That bug hasn't been fixed yet (read more about it here).

    There may be some other programs that suffer from a similar bug.
     
  3. redgaz26 thread starter macrumors 68020

    redgaz26

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    #3
    thanks so much, I have now turned growl off never use it much anyway!!
    cheers again;);)
     
  4. redgaz26 thread starter macrumors 68020

    redgaz26

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    #4
    itunes still opening in the background
    any tips for that??
     

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