Getting rid of 'balloons'

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Apr 20 20:34:36 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Cybe R. Wizard
<cyber_wizard at> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:14:21 -0700
> NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
>> Sorry, forgot to add that if you are still having problems with Alt+F2
>> (like in this bug report:
>> <>), you
>> can add the launcher to your panel. Right click an open space on the
>> panel & then 'Add to Panel' and scroll down to 'Run Application',
>> click & then click the 'Add' button.
> From the cited site:
> "Hitting Alt-F2 does not bring up the "Run application" dialog when
> there is a gnome panel present that has a background color set to
> "solid color"."
> I do believe that Karl said he had changed his background from the
> beauteous purple to an ugly brown.
> I'd bet that it is a solid color.

But the bug was zapped in September 2009!

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