If I run the gimp and have one image open for editing and use hot keys to perform operations (e.g. Alt-I, s, 600, Alt-S), after I am done the focus moved from the editing window to the toolbox window. This means that I can not continue keystroke commands (e.g. Alt-F, A ...) as I have in previous versions, but must first use the mouse to put the focus back in the same window I was using just a moment before.
This is a new issue using Gimp 2.6 Ubuntu 12.04 ; I was able to do this without mouse-clicking in whatever version of Gimp is present in Ubuntu 10.04.
Is there a setting in Ubuntu, the window manager, or Gimp that I can change to get the old focus-preserving behavior back?