How-To Disable tool-tips in Fedora 12 (while using GNOME)

As the user you login as (ie: not root) edit or create the file named gtkrc-2.0.

vim ~/.gtkrc-2.0

and add the line

gtk-enable-tooltips = 0

if the file dosen’t exict yet, don’t worry about it.

Last, reboot your system and the tool tips should be gone.