Getting rid of 'balloons'
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Tue Apr 20 14:23:19 UTC 2010
On 21/04/10 00:01, jerry wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> I am getting most annoyed by having balloons come up everytime I put the
>> cursor over an icon. I KNOW what the icon is about when I put the cursor
>> on it and I don't want the darn balloon not only popping up but also
>> obscuring the text or whatever under it. I mean a balloon even comes up
>> "telling" me to login as<name> - I know who I am!
>> Is there any way to switch off these 'balloons'?
>> (Using Ubuntu Lucid Beta 2.)
> Have you tried to right click on the panel and select Configure Panel>
> Appearance> deselect Enable icon mouseover effects. Apply
> I am using Kubuntu 8.04 and it stops the bubble when I place the cursor
> over an icon.
In Kubuntu (it uses KDE) you can do it but not in Ubuntu (which uses
Gnome as you would know). There is no facility to turn off the balloons
- at least I cannot find it in any of the options in the Control Centre
"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
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