How to enable Focus follows cursor in Chrome OS

Chrome OS has a hidden feature, inspired by the Linux desktop, that can make your work on the Chromebook a bit more efficient.

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Being a Linux desktop user for decades, certain features from that environment are so obviously productive, it never ceases to amaze me that other desktops don’t employ them. One such feature is focus follows mouse. My guess is that a lot of people have no idea what this is.

For those who don’t know, let me explain.

On a typical desktop, if you want to switch from one window to the next, you move your mouse to that window and click it. That action of clicking the window gives it focus so you can start working with whatever tool the window houses. If you don’t click that other window, whatever you were previously working in still has focus. 

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