How do I turn off the search box that appears when I press Alt in Ubuntu 11? Older versions of Ubuntu don't have the behavior at all but I can't even find what it's called.


I don't know if this helps but, You can change the hotkey for the HUD by going to System Settings --> Keyboard --> Short-cuts.

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    Unfortunately, doesn't work for me in my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) installation. "Key to show the HUD" is marked "Disabled" but that annoying search box keeps coming up - I use that key for other things! – Tom Swirly Jul 19 '14 at 19:20

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