[ubuntu-uk] My experience with 12.04 upgrade

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Wed May 9 08:34:10 UTC 2012


On 9 May 2012 09:05, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> On 09/05/12 07:56, Colin Law wrote:
>>>
>>> >  2. The launcher will not 'reveal' if there is an application, such as
>>> >  Firefox, set to maximum size. The launcher will 'reveal' once all
>>> >  windows have been minimised or closed. I have a work around for this
>>> >  problem by setting the launcher to be permanently visible. Is this a
>>> > bug
>>> >  or normal behaviour for 2D Unity?
>>
>> That is a bug, even with maximised windows the launcher should reveal
>> if you push the mouse against the left hand side.  On the appearance
>> settings have you got Reveal Location set to Left Side or Top Left
>> Corner?  I have it on Left Side on a Satellite A100 using 2D and it
>> reveals ok.
>
>
> I have noticed that the reveal does not happen if the cursor is 'gently'
> taken to the (left) side, it only works for a fairly vigorous 'hit'. Even
> when sensitivity is turned up. There are many times when I am simply not
> feeling like hurling the cursor around the screen, although I can guess that
> if I was a dev I might  a lot more :-)

On the Appearance > Behaviour app there is a Reveal Sensitivity
setting which I think is supposed to adjust this, though I have not
tried it.

Colin



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