Do you want enable Unity Launcher to automatically hide in Ubuntu 12.04? Well, this brief tutorial is going to show you how to do it. When you upgrade or install Ubuntu 12.04, the launcher is docked on the left and won’t auto-hide. Enabling it will give you some more space to work it.


  • Enable Ubuntu Unity Launcher to auto hide in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, go to ‘Control Gear –> System Settings’




Next, select ‘Appearance’




Then the Behavior tab and click the button to turn it on. You can also set the sensitivity level of the launcher from here as well.