View Full Version : [ubuntu] Need to auto-hide upper and lower taskbars in Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome Classic

July 7th, 2014, 06:00 PM
How can I accomplish this?

July 7th, 2014, 06:07 PM
I don't know if Gnome Classic can do that.
But I'm sure gnome-fallback(or is it flashback) can.
Kansasnoob's flashback tweak thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2220264&highlight=gnome+flashback+tweaks)

July 7th, 2014, 06:11 PM
What else might I be gaining or losing by using that version of Gnome, in comparison to Classic?

July 7th, 2014, 06:20 PM
There are two "Flashback" possibities. One is Compiz, and the other... can't remember.

The Flashback Compiz has settings for "always on top", but it seems to have no effect. Is there something else I need to do?

July 7th, 2014, 06:29 PM
Success! Flashback Metacity does what I need!

July 7th, 2014, 06:43 PM
flashback with compiz can be pretty odd at times.
Sometimes it needs a few extra tweaks initially to get it going.
(If you use unity, and log into flashback compiz, the first time you might need to set the window decorations, among other tweaks, at least I have)
But you can get the panel stuff by running
super + alt +right click on panel to give you the panel control options.

flashback with metacity is far easier to navigate.
Which you seemed to have already grasped.