auto-hide top bar ("systray") in Ubuntu 11.4 Unity desktop
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 21 20:49:34 UTC 2011
On 21 September 2011 21:13, Default User <hunguponcontent at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 01:55, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 17 September 2011 18:49, Default User <hunguponcontent at gmail.com>
>> > Hello.
>> > Is it possible to auto-hide the top bar ("systray") in Ubuntu 11.4 Unity
>> > desktop? If not, is that planned for the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.10?
>> Googling for unity autohide panel yielded
>> but I don't know whether it works.
> Thanks for the reply. The information in the link you provided does indeed
> autohide the "launcher". However, it does not do anything to autohide the
> "systray", which is the bar that is glued to the top of the screen at all
> times in Unity, for no good reason.
Quite right, sorry about that. The correct name for the thing along
the top is the panel I believe, though I may be wrong.
> I am surprised that this has not come up before, as I doubt that I am the
> only person who is bothered by that.
Given the fact that the window title and menu bar appear there I am
not sure I would want to hide it. YMMV
> But thanks anyway.
> BTW, I do not like Unity at all, and will continue to use the Gnome ("Ubuntu
> Classic") desktop.
Why bother asking the question then?
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