I'd like focus-follows-mouse (autoraise) with XQuartz windows (for X-Forwarding purposes).

I'm using a small app posted on SO on this thread and it works OK for regular apps (which run under Quartz, I assume).

For any X-Forwarded X11 apps however, it's not supported. Using amethyst focus-follows-mouse feature it's also not supported. I think I've read XQuartz is hard to add support to, for stuff like this, but that's all I know.

I've read here that you can raise a window with open. I've tested with firefox open -a firefox and it works OK. I tried open -a xquartz and I get the following:

LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed for the application /Applications/Utilities/XQuartz.app with error -10810.

I've tried this answer for the issue but it didn't work. I'm not sure what it even means or where to search about it.

Can anybody help me out on how to come up with a scriptable way to raise an XQuartz window?


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