I know Ubuntu 17.10 released only a few days ago, but has someone figured out how to auto-hide the top panel like the dock auto-hides when apps are full screen.

I have followed multiple tutorials online, but none of them worked.


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You are looking for the 'Hide top bar' Gnome Shell Extension.


  • I installed it via ubuntu software , and it worked, but i can't find it in the start menu
    – vikrant
    Dec 7, 2017 at 8:28
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    you have to got to extensions.gnome.org/local to enable it if it is not.
    – solsTiCe
    Dec 7, 2017 at 14:40
  • yes, i had to install chrome-gnome-shell , after that i was able to see the extensions in extensions.gnome.org/local
    – vikrant
    Dec 7, 2017 at 15:10

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