GNOME - Tool Tips

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Mon Jan 30 11:33:36 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-29 at 18:57 -0800, David Boles wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
> > Would someone please point me to the information/instructions that will let me
> > turn off the 'popup' tool tips that display from the menus, when mouse over is
> > on a menu item, or when mouse over is on a menu name in the panel.
> Replying to myself. I received this information from another list.
> Type this (all on one line) into a terminal:
> gconftool-2 --set /apps/panel/global/tooltips_enabled --type=boolean false
> You can turn it back on with:
> gconftool-2 --set /apps/panel/global/tooltips_enabled --type=boolean true
> Hope that helps,
> Daniel
> -- 
>   David


If you prefer the GUI:  system-tools->Configuration Editor will get you
there as well.  Follow the same path as the command line.  

It doesn't turn off the pop-up when mousing over the objects in the
bottom panel.  I did not find a control for this.


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