hide/remove gnome-panel?

Lubbers, Nicholas nlubbers at shopthepig.com
Fri Jan 30 13:57:28 UTC 2009

Thanks for looking into this for me! I spent hours looking for the
solution. Works perfectly.

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[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Chris Mohler
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 5:15 PM
To: Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions
Subject: Re: hide/remove gnome-panel?

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Lubbers, Nicholas
<nlubbers at shopthepig.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running Intrepid 8.10 32bit using the standard gnome install. I
> just got done configuring my cairo-dock and all my other eye candy and
> cannot remove the last gnome panel on top. I looked all over the
> to find out how to do it but all the fixes are for previous versions
> Ubuntu. Basically when I kill gnome-panel, it automatically restarts
> immediately. I want to be able to kill it and not have it restart but
> still have it installed if possible. I read that uninstalling the
> gnome-panel will break future updates.

OK - I finally whacked gname-panel by opening gconf-editor and editing
this key:

and removing "panel".  Log out/back in and no panel :)


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