Getting rid of 'balloons'

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Apr 20 21:49:36 UTC 2010

On 04/20/2010 01:34 PM, Tom H wrote:
> 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!

Never know, maybe he found a regression?
I couldn't reproduce on any of my systems... but stranger things have
happened :-)

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