[ubuntu-uk] My experience with 12.04 upgrade

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed May 9 09:52:37 UTC 2012


I've raised bug 982954 about the intermittent failure to show the launcher,
even when the sensitivity is set to high. I'm using Unity 3D though.

Neil.

P.S. Sorry for the brevity, this is typed on my phone.
On May 9, 2012 9:34 AM, "Colin Law" <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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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