I have install ubuntu 11.10 and use unity-2d. The Unity-2d auto hide. I want it to be always show


For 11.10

The following terminal commands will set the launcher to always show:

First install the dconf-tools:

sudo apt-get install dconf-tools

Then input these lines to configure the launcher:

dconf write /com/canonical/unity-2d/launcher/hide-mode 0
dconf write /com/canonical/unity-2d/launcher/use-strut true

See also:

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The GUI tool now works in 11.10 as well :) http://marianochavero.wordpress.com/2011/10/14/unity-2d-settings-ui-for-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot/

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For 11.04

There's a GUI tool to do that.
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  • Do you have the link to this project or something so we can link to that instead of debs on dropbox? – Jorge Castro Sep 25 '11 at 20:20
  • I'm not sure, but I think this is the blog post of the guy who made the application: marianochavero.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/… – RobinJ Sep 26 '11 at 14:57
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    It doesn't work in ubuntu11.10 – lingyired Oct 3 '11 at 3:22
  • @lingyired Sorry, didn't know that. I only installed 11.10 today. – RobinJ Oct 14 '11 at 17:22

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