dialkey
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"Click here..." is annoying

Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:48 pm

Hi, just installed Buster and the "Click here to open applications menu" never seems to go away. Do we really need these forever? Pretty sure even I can remember where to click after the first week. :)

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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:39 pm

dialkey wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:48 pm
Hi, just installed Buster and the "Click here to open applications menu" never seems to go away. Do we really need these forever? Pretty sure even I can remember where to click after the first week. :)
Open autostart and remove or comment out point-rpi.

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sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

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#point-rpi
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

Johnny_quattro
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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:55 pm

Thank you very much!

This has bugged me each and every time I've used remote access.
Since I have 11 Raspberry Pi units under my control, I've now been able to knock up quick SALT state to farm this change out to all Pi computers. For those interested in further knowledge, salt-master/salt-minion are very useful tools for managing computers.

I pass on my thanks for your nugget of useful info.

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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:59 pm

klricks wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:39 pm

Open autostart and remove or comment out point-rpi.

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sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

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#point-rpi
Tried the above edit and rebooted pi , still get the "Click here to open applications menu" on my pi4 running buster.
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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:15 pm

pcmanbob wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:59 pm
klricks wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:39 pm

Open autostart and remove or comment out point-rpi.

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sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

Code: Select all

#point-rpi
Tried the above edit and rebooted pi , still get the "Click here to open applications menu" on my pi4 running buster.
Have you got a local config for lxsession? If so that is used rather than the global one in /etc

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/home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart
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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:31 pm

No I have only made the following changes

install xscreensaver and used raspi-config to remove the Plymouth splash screen and enable VNC


I don't use raspbian with desktop very often I prefer the lite version , so its very much an out of the box install used for when I need to post images when helping others with desktop problems
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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:07 pm

pcmanbob wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:59 pm
klricks wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:39 pm

Open autostart and remove or comment out point-rpi.

Code: Select all

sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

Code: Select all

#point-rpi
Tried the above edit and rebooted pi , still get the "Click here to open applications menu" on my pi4 running buster.
The OP is referring to the automatic positioning of the mouse cursor over the menu icon on each boot or login.
This makes the tool tip for the menu icon activate.

The 'mouseover' tool tip will still be functional unless you also disable all tool tips.
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:36 pm

My mistake miss understood what the change did.

Thanks for clearing it up.

Did ask once before about disabling tool tips on buster but no one ever came back with an answer.
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Re: "Click here..." is annoying

Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:27 pm

pcmanbob wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:36 pm
Did ask once before about disabling tool tips on buster but no one ever came back with an answer.
From a quick look at the source code the tooltips are always added for the menu items (including the menu button itself) if there is a description present. It doesn't support the tooltips=0 setting that some other plugins do.
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