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Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity?

Will there be a way to disable auto-hide behavior of global application menu in Unity. While I would prefer to have this behavior disabled by default (as it is bad UX), it looks like it's here to ...
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How do I autohide the top panel in Unity?

When windows are not maximized, the top panel is basically wasted space for me in Unity. Is there a way to make it autohide? i.e. make it appear on mouse over.
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Why can't the Unity panel be hidden?

What intrinsic purpose does the static unity panel hold for the OS? There has to be a great reason for this thing to HAVE to be here. It ONLY goes away in fullscreen apps and I can't use everything ...
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Hiding the sidebar in Ubuntu

I have two questions : First, I wanted to hide Ubuntu’s side-bar, so I set the settings in appearance to 'autohide'. The side bar did indeed disappear but when I roll over the left side, the side bar ...
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Launcher auto-hide not working Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I generally have the unity launcher in auto-hide mode. Problem starts if the desktop has been locked and then unlocked. Then the unity launcher does not disappear again.
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Is it possible to set the Launcher to autohide on only one display?

I would like to access the launcher on my smaller notebook panel without wasting precious space. As space is not an issue on my external panel, there's no reason to autohide the launcher there. Is ...
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Is there a way to hide & reveal the launcher at will with the press of a key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to force the Unity launcher to hide? Or to toggle hide/unhide with a keyboard shortcut? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with the default Unity desktop environment. ...
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How to disable autohiding for launcher in Unity

The launcher appears to slow and disappears to fast how can I disable autohiding behavior of launcher. I use desktop pc
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“Never hide” Unity launcher via CCSM & gconf doesn't work

All: I am running Unity 3D and I want to set my launcher to never hide. I first ran ccsm, and set "Hide Launcher" to "Never". I rebooted then logged back in and it was still auto-hiding. I then ran ...
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1answer
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Using the auto-hide launcher

In addition to the sensitivity problem, there is another annoying problem which I hope may be fixed in 12.10. It used to be that with the auto-hide on, with no program covering the launcher space, the ...
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1answer
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Unity bar doesn't hide

After switching the 'auto hide' function on and off under behaviour in appearance settings, the Unity bar doesn't automatically hide anymore! It's always visible at the left side! Here is a ...
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How do I hide the Unity Launcher when Clementine is running?

Everytime I start Clementine, my Unity launcher will stop hiding and will always remain on the foreground. I have tried setting "Hide Launcher" to "Dodge Windows", "Dodge Active Window", and to ...
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How can I make the unity sidebar visible permanently (as in, in all circumstances) in unity 2D?

Yes, I have seen the other similar questions; if this is a duplicate please link me to the question that answer this, because none of them appear to; all appear to only address (1) of the two issues ...
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1answer
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How to make conky auto-hide?

I think my question is pretty clear. What I want to achieve in conky is auto-hide feature. The reason for this: Let's suppose I am browsing and suddenly I want to see my battery status or eth0 ...
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2answers
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Unity launcher autohide leaves “ghost” behind? [closed]

In 12.04 I had the launcher set to autohide, which worked perfectly. However in 12.10 I am getting a strange "ghost" issue. Take this screenshot, with me having a maximised google chrome window, ...
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menu launcher stopped working

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with a working auto-hide launcher bar, i.e., the touch to the left of the screen revealed the menu. It has stopped working perhaps the result of an automatic update. I have ...
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1answer
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How can I programmatically change the sidebar auto-hide behaviour?

So Minecraft fullscreen seems to not work for me. Because of this I just run it in a maximized window. Usually what I do is set my sidebar to auto-hide, revealing at the top left corner with 0 ...
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1answer
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Launcher in 13.04 does not always show when mouse touches the edge of the screen

I have a weird problem with the launcher ever since I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04. I've set the launcher to auto-hide mode and whenever the pointer touched the left edge of the screen the launcher ...
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1answer
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Unity launcher won't hide

first question asked on this site. Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 from wiping the HDD, had it installed before with the same hardware and didn't have this issue. For some reason I'm unable ...
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1answer
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How can i disable autohiding of the top panel in scribes?

I liked the scribes text editor very much. But the auto hiding feature of the top panel is annoying. How can I get rid of if. or Can i disable auto hiding of top panel in scribes?, How?
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How to optionally maximize so that the launcher won't get hidden?

Firstly, I very much like it when the launcher autohides when I really need all the screen space. The problem is, there are a lot of workflows when I want a large app screen, but the launcher should ...
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1answer
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Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
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Autohide launcher is cut off / clipped in 14.04

With autohide enabled on 14.04 (Unity 3d), my launcher ends up cut off, clipped, ie. doesn't come completely back out of hiding. It still functions fine... but it's about 20% still off the edge of ...
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13.10 Autohide launcher breaks multiple monitor setup

When I set the launcher to autohide, my mouse cursor gets stuck on the one monitor, and when I move the mouse to the hotspot and apply pressure to the edge of the screen it won't appear. Is this a ...
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How to hide a window when another window is maximized

I use Terminator and have configured it to behave like Guake by following the below article. http://www.webupd8.org/2011/07/install-terminator-with-built-in-quake.html One of the points mentioned, ...
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Unity stuck on autohide?

I've had the auto-hide behavior turned on on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine for some time now, but whenever I try to turn auto-hide off, it resets itself to on. (i.e. if I turn it off, it will switch right ...
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Hit the lowercase d alone then shows desktop

The question is when i hit the lowercase 'd' in whatever window and then Ubuntu hides all windows and shows the desktop. I installed Ubuntu 12.10. The root and myself account work everything well, but ...
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1answer
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Dash bar is not comming up 12.04

I have an nVidia card and drivers installed. Everything was going on correctly until I installed he updates. After the updates(nVidia drivers are also updated) the hidden Dash bar stays hidden :( Is ...
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Autohiding unity sidelauncher *only* if I start typing at the keyboard

Is it possible to make the unity launcher autohide, if I start typing at the keyboard ? I know it can be set to autohide in compiz after a fixed interval, but I want it to autohide only at the event, ...
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How do I enable and disable the Unity 3d launcher's auto hide setting with the terminal? (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut to change Launcher 'Hide' setting Question says it all. I'm looking to make quick toggling icon basically.
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How does the launcher autohide work in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The auto-hide function of Launcher does not work well I'm an Ubuntu noob who just upgraded to 12.04, and the launcher doesn't autohide anymore. I went into Appearance ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to change the unity launcher delay to absolute zero? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the Unity launcher delay? although I have seen similar questions and the hint to change it in ccsm under general options, I find it still taking way to ...
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1answer
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Show unity launcher on with key combination

I wanted to ask if it is possible to pub unity launcher on autohide and have 2 ways of showing it. First is obvious with mouse, and second with some type of key combination, like ctrl+shift. Edit: ...
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Can't make Unity Launcher appear

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and I want to make unity launcher to auto-hide but when it hides it doesn't appear again unless I press the start button. Should I reinstall unity through terminal? I don't have ...
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1answer
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Hiding File and folders, and harddisk partition

How can we hide the file and folders with the terminal commands? Can we even hide the hard disk partitions?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.10 - i am running in KIOSK train station public place, but this autoupdate window is annoying every day. How to remove it please? [duplicate]

I need to remove this auto update notification dialog window which is very annoying and scary for public location where people is clicking the system and breaking it down to crash every day. I tried ...
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1answer
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Xfce Panels - Change autohide delay?

I'm trying to set a panel up for a small touch screen and I have a shortcut which toggles autohide, enabling autohide makes it appear, but on disabling autohide there's a short delay which is ...
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What was the design rationale behind auto-hiding the application menu in Unity? [closed]

Auto-hiding the application menu in Unity makes no sense to me. It slows me down because instead of automatically moving the cursor to the appropriate menu item I have to look for it then remember ...
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1answer
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Show/hide the top panel with a keybind?

I'm using a computer with very little screen space available. I'd like to be able to hide the top panel on a keypress while I work so I can grab a little extra room for the window I'm using. Is there ...
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How to get the launcher to stay and hide? 12.04

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04. My launcher keeps on hiding when I'm on the desktop. But I want it to stay out. And when I'm using programs I want it to hide. Is there anyway to do this?
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1answer
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Unity Launcher autohide not working correctly

I don't know if this is a bug, but my Unity launcher autohide function stops working sometimes. I have autohide enabled, and Launcher autohide works well most of the times, but now and then, the ...
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1answer
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Launchbar glitch with auto-hide after installing Skype 4.0 [closed]

In the options menu I set the launch bar to auto-hide, but it still doesn't hide. I've tried turning off that mode and turning it back on, but it didn't help. I restarted my computer 3 times, but it ...
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1answer
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Autohide question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity's launcher auto-hide behavior? I have a ten inch screen, and Firefox is crowded to the right by what people seem to be calling the left ...
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1answer
687 views

Is it possible to disable auto hide in the global menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity? Is there a way to disable the global menu from automatically hiding in Unity? I would like if the menus ...
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0answers
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How can I hide files/foldes by alias hide? [duplicate]

I want to hide my files not to add "DOT" before name! I want to hide a file by its name not rename it by put "DOT" ex: my folder in Home called ahmed I want hide it as the same name not rename to ...
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1answer
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Docky hides when I maximize a window

Docky hides every time I maximize a window. This is happening since I've upgraded to 14.04
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Is it possible to hide Launcher for certain apps?

As 14.04LTS has been released I thought I'd try to make larger switch to Ubuntu - especially considering most of the apps I use at work are at last available in Linux versions (with the major ...
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Ask for password to unhide files/folders

I have some files that needs to keep hidden after every use(often). I use Ctrl+H to hide the files and same to unhide them. Is there anyway to make password mandatory for only unhidding ...
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Cannot see an option to remove Vpn one Click

I installed VpnOneClick onto my machine, I want to remove it as it doesn't seen to sit well with my Laptop. When i go into the software depository I don't see it listed. Is there a way to hard remove ...
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Launcher Auto-hide leaves a dark bar, doesn't display properly

I am using ubuntu 13.10, I have alienware. It has nvidia-optimus but ubuntu is able to boot up if install it in UEFI mode. I have tried to auto-hide the launcher both with and without bumblebee but ...