I have been searching for a way to disable the "hot corner" feature of the Activities button in Gnome Shell. I would prefer it to require a click such that I don't keep accidentally activating it upon mouse over.
The location of this was changed for 11.04, for 11.04 look below. You can do this with a quick edit of the file
I'm going to look into making an extension to modify this behaviour instead of direct modification of the panel.js file as it will be overwritten with updates.
Same as above but edit the file
In 11.10 and later versions, you can disable the hot corner by installing the "No Topleft Hot Corner" extension from the official Gnome-shell extensions site.
This will install an extension that overrides the
Currently, this extension works with Gnome version 3.6, that's the one shipped with Ubuntu 12.10. If you browse through the history at Github, you will find versions that work with older Gnome releases (up to 3.0. = Ubuntu 11.04.)
The Activities configurator extension has an option to disable the "Activities" hotspot. It is called "Disable Hot Corner". Also, by default, the text is replaced by an icon -- this saves space.
Works for Ubuntu 12.10.
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