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where is F19 bottom status bar

asked 2013-05-19 17:54:54 -0500

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updated 2013-07-11 22:51:40 -0500

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I am trying F19-Alpha. I know something may be rough. But this is a puzzle for me. Gnome Shell offers a status bar in the bottom. For me this provides a way to unmount usb drives, but also see the status of dropbox. Other things less common like bugs alerts.

It is gone, no able to activate in the corner like F15, F16, F17, F18 or the annoying placing of the mouse on the bottom edge.

It is a bug or another "feature" of gnome shell moving things around with no telling, so you can play hide and seek ??

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answered 2013-05-20 03:18:01 -0500

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Throw your mouse to the bottom of screen.It's throw not move,keep in mind.Well,maybe it's funny.

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It is a laptop... drag the arrow to the lower edge... leave it thre for two minutes. Nothing. As I commented aparently it is something with my laptop

yn1v gravatar imageyn1v ( 2013-05-25 23:28:15 -0500 )edit

this worked like a charm.. definitely need to "throw" it to the botton om the screen

Sam Vloeberghs gravatar imageSam Vloeberghs ( 2014-03-17 12:11:35 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-05-19 22:25:32 -0500

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In Fedora 19, the message tray is pressure sensitive to avoid triggering it accidentally just by hovering and you can also use the system (windows) key + m to toggle it.

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Well, I did not try the fedora key (I have a sticker) but I did try going to the upper left corner . It supposed to do the same, isn't it?

yn1v gravatar imageyn1v ( 2013-05-23 21:57:01 -0500 )edit

You were asking about the bottom status bar in the question and now you seem to be asking about the hot corner in the top? That's accessible by pressing just the system key once or throwing your cursor to the top left corner.

mether gravatar imagemether ( 2013-05-24 11:08:25 -0500 )edit

I have been using gnome shell since it was introduced to fedora.. Hot corner showed status bar in the corner. Any way... Today I was watching movies connected lcd tv and fliping betwenn resolution and mirror displays... it showed briefly the bottom status bar. So I guess it is something weird with my laptop and not about gnome shell.

yn1v gravatar imageyn1v ( 2013-05-25 23:24:52 -0500 )edit

With the live media in other PC this system key + M works, it is a nice trick that I was not aware.

yn1v gravatar imageyn1v ( 2013-05-27 08:06:26 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-05-27 08:03:54 -0500

yn1v gravatar image

I have confirmed that it is a error from my laptop. I just used a live media to boot a PC and there is the bottom bar. I will wait to Beta and GA before posting a bug if this symptom persist.

Thanks for all the input

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I just move on to Fedora 19 Beta. Now it is working as expected

yn1v gravatar imageyn1v ( 2013-05-30 20:36:41 -0500 )edit

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