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  • Gnome Shell 3.6.2
  • Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit

/org/gnome/gnome-panel/layout/toplevels/bottom-panel has several options theoretically to customize the behavior of Gnome panels.

I tried to set that the bottom bar is showed faster and that it is automatically hidden. For this I changed the settings as shown below in the screenshot:


I restarted the Gnome environment with Alt+F2+R, but it doesn't work.

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Are you using GNOME or GNOME Classic/Fallback? – Jeremy Bicha Jan 26 '13 at 6:10
@JeremyBicha From the Q: "Gnome Shell 3.6.2" – gertvdijk Jan 29 '13 at 12:00
You should try to use gconf-editor – Arch user Jan 29 '13 at 14:37
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The answer is: no, they aren't used by Gnome Shell.

The reason is simple: those settings are for gnome-panel and gnome-panel is not part of Gnome Shell, it is part of the so-called Gnome Fallback (or Gnome Classic).

If you want a proof to be 100% sure, download the source code of both gnome-panel and gnome-shell:

apt-get source gnome-panel gnome-shell

and then look for a property:

grep -r unhide-delay

You'll see that all results come from the gnome-panel package.

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