[CentOS] Bottom panel on new C7.3

Wed Dec 14 16:56:30 UTC 2016
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On 2016-12-14, Jerry Geis
<jerry.geis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Liam,
> Your correct. I copied pasted too fast. The OLD gconftool-2 is for the
> older CentOS 6 version of things.  The command for CentOS 7 is this:
> dbus-send --print-reply --session --type=method_call
> --dest=org.gnome.Shell /org/gnome/Shell org.gnome.Shell.Eva
> string:'Main.panel.actor.hide();'
> When I enter this command by hand I am getting this error: Error
> org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.gnome.Shell
> was not provided by any .service files
> The dbus-send command worked on CentOS 7.2 to hide the bottom panel,
> does not appear to be working on 7.3
> Any ideas?
> Jerry

All you need to do is change the value of the dconf key
/org/gnome/shell/enabled-extensions. Using dbus to do that is overkill.
I suggest you use gnome-tweak tool (as I suggested earlier) or, if you
require scriptability, the dconf or gsettings commands.