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I am useing Ubuntu 12.04 and the Global menu is not working untill after I have used any program or the dashboard at least once. I was wondering if any one knew anything about this and if there was a way to fix it. However the Menu seems to work fine after useing a program or the dash but it is just anoying to be forced to open something you dont need to in order to do something else. Any help will be appreciated.

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What do you mean by not working? For example, what happens exactly when you open Firefox? Is there no Firefox menu in the top panel? – mikewhatever Dec 1 '12 at 21:06

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