Getting rid of 'balloons'

Ollie Killingback ollie.killingback at
Tue Apr 20 18:12:11 UTC 2010

Interesting: when I looked it was checked - but I don't have tooltips.  And
after unchecking, I still don't have tooltips.

Ollie K

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at> wrote:
> hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 21.04.2010, 00:23 +1000 schrieb Basil Chupin:
> ...
>> 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
>> :-( .
> hit alt+f2, run gconf-editor, navigate
> to /apps/panel/global/tooltips_
enabled .... uncheck the box ...
> does that suffice ?

That does it.


"Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute
rejection of authority"  Thomas Henry Huxley.

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 5:40 PM, <ubuntu-users-request at>wrote:

> Getting rid of 'balloons'
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