Can I disable the tooltip shown at the side of the Launcher icon when hovered by the mouse. These are nice, but I want to disable them, because when I press "Dash Home" button on the launcher, then want to write something on the dash, I can't see the letters because of the tooltip.
How can I disable the Unity tooltip from hiding search string in dash? I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have given a screenshot of the launcher. My problem is basically with this
I have given advice to follow this answer in chat discussion, but nothing has changed.
As an answer suggests, I updated unity to the latest version. It is now unity 5.12.0. as the below output indicates
$ unity --version unity 5.12.0