Getting rid of 'balloons'
tomh0665 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 18:35:49 UTC 2010
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Cybe R. Wizard
<cyber_wizard at mindspring.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 12:36:51 -0400
> Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com>
>> > 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.
> Tom, are you running Lucid? I surely hope so as I am getting tired of
> these tooltips. Tell me, "yes," and I upgrade tonight!
Yes, but as someone else has pointed out, not all balloons are disabled... :(
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