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 autohide stops working, and the Launcher is always present.

I go to system settings, and confirm that autohide is enabled.

I then disable the autohide, enable it again, and still autohide doesn't work.

Does anyone have the same problem? Is this a known bug?

  • i believe this is a bug in 12.04 and similar to this question askubuntu.com/q/127704/71679 – damien Jul 19 '12 at 0:08
  • Thanks, i read that article, but my problem is a bit different – LnxSlck Jul 19 '12 at 0:16

Sometimes this happens to me, to solve press and hold the super key(Windows Key) for 5 seconds and autohide back to normal.

  • This is more of a workaround than a fix. But i will try it. – LnxSlck Aug 10 '12 at 15:58
  • didn't work for me. is there a bug open for this? – Erb Nov 16 '13 at 22:13

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