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After installing a new window manager (such as i3) you need to log out and change the settings at your login screen to match the new environment/manager. I haven't used Fedora but I suppose that there's a little button in your top right corner (of the login screen) where you can chose what desktop environment/window manager to use. i3 is my WM of choice and ...
I've been facing this issue too, yet have not found a fix for it, only a workaround. I found that destroying (not closing) the application that has hold of the mouse operability, releases it's control over it. This is annoying when you're browser with 10+ tabs decides to lock the mouse... The best work-around I found for it after some experimentation, is ...
Since <WIN> is a parameter of the -a option you should run the command as: wmctrl -x -a gvim.Gvim
The following solution worked for me. I am on Ubuntu 14. It turns out, nautilus will open the desktop by default, and there is an option to disable this functionality. The solution persisted through a log-out/log-in as well. Haven't rebooted yet. http://askubuntu.com/questions/87829/how-to-set-nautilus-to-no-desktop-via-gconf
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