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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell. I want to remove the activities button, But keeping the top left hot corner behavior.

There are a couple shell extensions that do just the opposite, But I can't find out how to do what I want. Does anyone know how to solve that?

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With this new extension you can do it, and there is many other options.


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Give it a try:

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I tried, but as the third and fourth comment say :U.N.Bekannt It should be stated, that this extension also removes the Hot Corner. 29 days ago vanlong441 @U.N. you can remove only the hot corner and leave alone the Activities button but not the vice versa 29 days ago – user47059 May 22 '12 at 10:24

If you install this there's a possibility in its options to hide the activities button.

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Well, that's an unexpected solution, but it works indeed. By the way, nice extension! – user47059 Jun 4 '12 at 15:18

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