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How can I change the Unity launcher delay?

Hello friends,

i was wondering if anyone knows whether or not it is possible to instantly auto-hide the unity bar, rather then just having it slowly slide out.

Thanks for the eventual answer!

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi May 2 '11 at 23:02

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I just saw this Unity launcher menu "reaction speed"

1st part of the 1st answer is probabaly what you want too:

The Unity delay is intentional (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ayatana-design/+bug/754583) but can be changed.

You can change the edge delay of Compiz: "General Options" → "General" → "Edge Trigger Delay" set to 0

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Thanks, this seems to be what i was looking for. I will give it a go when I'm back at ubuntu. –  Tomas Herman May 3 '11 at 8:56
  • Install CompizConfig Settings Manager.

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

  • Launch it by searching from the dash in Unity, or Preferences > CompizConfig Settings Manager in Ubuntu Classic.
  • Navigate to Ubuntu Unity Plugin.

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  • Click on the Experimental tab.

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  • Adjust the Hide Animation to your liking.

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By design, there is a delay when the launcher slides out. You can always work-around this, by moving the cursor into the top-left corner of the screen instead.

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What are you using for window specific screenshots if you don't mind me asking? –  zookalicious May 2 '11 at 18:04
    
Shutter, it is a fantastic program. Give it a try, you will really like the way it does most of everything for you. Select a window, menu, area on the screen, dialog, or notification bubble, and it will do the rest for you. Also has a built-in editor. –  Alan May 2 '11 at 18:08
    
Rinzwind posted just before I submitted mine, and with a similar answer. I will delete my answer in a few minutes, and edit Rinzwind's. –  Alan May 2 '11 at 18:10
    
Thanks for the "guide". Unfortunately it's not what i'm looking for. I guess i will stick with autohide off until instant autohide is avalible –  Tomas Herman May 2 '11 at 18:12
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@Alan, I don't think you should delete your answer, if I may say. It is easier to follow. –  Delete May 2 '11 at 18:12

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