[CentOS] C6.6 Gnome panel problem

Mon Jul 27 12:55:44 UTC 2015
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On 2015-07-26, Rob Kampen
<rkampen at kampensonline.com> wrote:
> On 07/27/2015 05:34 AM, Fred Smith wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> I usually keep the panels on my Centos 6.6 (Gnome) so they auto-hide,
>> but t'other day I wanted to keep the top panel visible for a while to
>> make the clock visible for doing some rough timings.
>> so I open the top panel, click properties, and UNcheck the "autohide"
>> checkbox, close the properties menu, and to my surprise, the panel
>> still autohides. Went thru that exercise several times ("come on
>> guys, lets keep doing the same thing over and over til it works!",
>> like congress does)
>> So I open up the gnome configuration editor and browse around to find
>> apps/panel/default_setup/toplevels/top_panel and
>> apps/panel/toplevels/top_panel.
>> neither one has a check in the checkbox for autohide, so I'm at a
>> loss here as to what's going on.
>> Anybody out there got any clues?
> Did you try logging out and back in? Shouldn't be the case but it is
> gnome after all....

Alternatively, issue the command 'pkill gnome-panel'; gnome-session will
restart the panel for you. (Again, shouldn't be required, but ...)