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This seems to be a strange problem. Please refer to the attached screenshots. In the menu where I have clicked on Glipper, the menu is hidden behind the window. Only way to see the menu is to minimize all the windows.

Also, in the second screenshot I have clicked on the View Menu, and it doesnt show the menu. However, if I click on the space where the menu would have been, the items are activated. I was able to goto Full screen mode that way!

I also cannot open context menus in any application. But if I press the shortcut key, the action is performed.

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on a Lenovo G570. IIRC, It has been updated on 15th Jan, 830 AM IST.

First Screenshot

Second Screenshot

I was not able to find a bug report or anything, since I was not able to find the right words. Would gladly +1 the bug report if any.

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What kind of desktop environment are you using? It appears not to be Unity to me. Also, what window manager are you using? Compiz, metacity, Kwin, etc. – gertvdijk Jan 15 '13 at 12:41
Its the default, I have not made any changes to it. Just changed the theme from Ambiance to Radiance, and I think the icon pack using Ubuntu Tweak. echo $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP returns Unity and echo $DESKTOP_SESSION returns ubuntu. – theTuxRacer Jan 15 '13 at 12:43

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