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Questions tagged [autohide]

This tag could be used on questions about auto-hiding panels, launchers etcetera, on the occasion of e.g. a maximized window.

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KDE Plasma auto-hide panel, show when mouse touches screen edge with force

Is there any possibility to configure an auto-hiding panel in a way it does only show when you touch the screen edge with a certain amount of force, so that you don't accidentally show it when ...
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Hide top panel bar in ubuntu 16.04 lts gnome desktop [duplicate]

How do I autohide the top panel in Unity? 2 answers How to remove/hide the entire top panel? I searched for it but could not find a solution.
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How to Hide Top Bar Ubuntu 18.04.1 [duplicate]

How to hide the top bar in Ubuntu 18.04.1? The bar containing date and time?
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Auto-hiding the dock covers the desktop icons

As in this question, I found that when I set "Settings -> Dock -> Auto-hide the Dock" to "On", the dock almost completely covers the leftmost column of desktop icons: This makes it very difficult to ...
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Auto hide top panel in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

How to auto hide top panel in Ubuntu 18.04??
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Still no way to auto hide top bar? [duplicate]

I know many people ask this, so I amazes me that there are still no answers or ways to auto hide the black bar on the top of the screen. I tried to use 'budge pixel saver' But I cannot install it. ...
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Issue with a 16.04 update

I had my launcher on auto-hide, and reveal on left corner with the sensitivity set in the middle of the slider. When I wanted to see my launcher I would move the cursor to the top left corner, until I ...
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How do I auto-hide the Ubuntu Dock using gsettings on Ubuntu 17.10 and later?

In Ubuntu 17.04 with Unity I could auto-hide the launcher using this command: dconf write "/org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/launcher-hide-mode" 1 But this does not work in Ubuntu 17.10 ...
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Notification-bubbles in 17.10 waiting for user-action to autohide. How to disable that function?

On 17.10 gnome-notfication-bubbles are waiting for user-actions to autohide. In my case while listening music with Clementine - 17.10 needs permanent user-activity to show the latest song-notification....
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Ubuntu 16.04 hide top panel/bar [duplicate]

How to remove/hide the entire top panel? I searched for it but could not find a solution. This thing is really driving my nuts. I could not even imagine that it would be so difficult. Answers from ...
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How to completely disable unity launcher in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I am using plank dock so I want to completely disable the unity launcher in ubuntu 16.04. I used the autohide method and set the reveal pressure very high. But there are there are two problems with ...
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How to disable running applications in unity launcher?

There are some pinned application in launcher, but if I run an unpinned application from the dash then I want to stop it from appearing in the launcher. How can I do it?
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How do I get Sublime Text's open directory to show files in GUI?

I have opened sublime editor to edit some files in directory. It was shown correctly. Than I have pressed something + 'arrow button' and sublime became for half of display. I have tried to fix it, ...
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mate-panel: Finding auto-hide in dconf editor [closed]

Most parameters in the mate-panel properties directly relate in the dconf editor to /org/mate/panel/toplevels/top/ resp. /bottom/ For example, changing the size gives instant feedback on either ...
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Guess when mouse goes closer to launcher to auto-unhide it

I would use auto-hide feature of the launcher but it's a bit annoying that it doesn't react in a sensitive enough way. Wonder if there is a way to make the launcher appear even before I touch the edge ...
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Hide files in dual boot:

I have windows and ubuntu in the same system. I have hidden some files in the windows, but those files become visible when I use Ubuntu 15.10. How can I hide those files in both the OS?
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How do I hide GNOME 3 panel?

Is there any possibility to autohide the Panel in GNOME session? In picture below I selected the area what I mean.
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How to disable the hiding of scrollbars in version 16.04 and up

Can someone tell me how to disable the new behavior that just started in Ubuntu 15.10, the hiding of the scrollbars. I can find many references and questions on this, but they are all related to ...
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How to enable -keystroke option of unclutter in unity?

Recently I installed unclutter to hide the mouse pointer while I'm typing, since there is no option in Ubuntu 14.04 to hide mouse pointer. According to the man pages of unclutter ther is a option -...
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How To Hide A Drive In The Navigation Tree When Mounting To Your Home Folder

When I mount my "VM" drive to my home folder it shows in the folder tree and an eject button appears next to it. When I mount my "VM" drive to my root folder it doesn't show in the folder tree and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 launcher intellihide [duplicate]

I was wondering is there any way I can set my launcher to intellihide? For example just like "docky", which hides whenever there is a window obstructing the dock? Thanks, Nazir
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Totem Hide Title Bar and the controls

How do you Hide the title bar of totem using command line or config file? I can't seem to hide the title bar. Also on startup totem --toggle-controls vid.mp4 doesn't work. Only when it is running ...
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How can I hide a running program icon from the notification bar and Launcher?

What can I do for hiding a program icon from the notification bar and Unity Launcher?
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Launcher hard to access with auto hide?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on my Acer netbook. When I use AutoHide it is hard to get the Launcher to pop up, even with the sensitivity turned all the way up! It seems the "sensitivity" ...
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Is there a way to configure Unity Panel to autohide? [duplicate]

I'd like Unity Panel to be hidden and only appear when the mouse reaches the top of the screen. Is there some configuration/plugin/patch/hack or something that would allow me to do such a thing?
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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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After the launcher autohides, windows do not resize top full screen in ubuntu 14.04

After the launcher auto hides the windows do not resize itself to full screen .Instead a rectangular space is left on left side of Ubuntu 14.04. Like this How can I fix it so the window resizes to ...
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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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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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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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Top menu bar is sliding down after hover

I would like to hide a top menu bar. I mean when I hover the mouse over it, the top bar will slide down (like the side bar). How can I do this?
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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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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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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 ...
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Hide windows 7 partition from Ubuntu 12.04 USB

I am so hopelessly tired of following posts on all forums including this one. I only want my windows 7 partition to be invisible from my Ubuntu 12.04 which I install and run from a USB flash drive. I ...
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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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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 annoying....
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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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Disable the autohide feature in the Ubuntu menubar

Is there any way to prevent the menu items in the global menu bar from hiding until mouseover? I really like the idea of the menubar, but it really gets me that the items disappear. Is there a way to ...
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How to autohide the Launcher

In Unity there is a Launcher on the left. One can easily change settings so that it hides automatically and appears only if the mouse cursor hits the left border of the screen (this is what I did). ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...