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I'm looking for a way to quickly toggle the autohide of the taskbar in Cinnamon (running on a netbook).

Would it be possible to do it either directly using a shortcut, or maybe scripting and then keybinding it?

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you can look at this page https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/issues/1754 see the comments given by askun

Just in case you weren't aware, you can toggle the system tray completely off in Cinnamon Settings > Applets. This doesn't offer the more finite control over individual applications like you are requesting, though, just "all on" or "all off" as far as I can tell...

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please dont make your answer only based on a link. do your best writing the key points and only then use the link as reference. if the link ever gets broken, so does your whole answer. –  Lorenzo Von Matterhorn Apr 7 '13 at 15:06

I use Cinnamon 2.0 and it has this feature by default.

System Settings -> Panel (for some reason I have 2 version of System settings in my App launcher. I used the first one to get the Advanced Mode)

System Settings

Check Auto-hide panel

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Hope it helps !

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