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How do I enable a mac-style global application menu in classic desktop edition of Ubuntu 10.10?

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Install the package indicator-applet-appmenu. Then right click on the panel, select 'Add to Panel...', select 'Indicator Applet Appmenu' and click 'Add'.

Add to Panel

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Doesn't work. Shows only "File" and "Edit" menus and even those don't open on click. –  Ivan Sep 24 '10 at 20:50
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Wrong URL, The appmenu is here: bugs.launchpad.net/indicator-appmenu –  Jorge Castro Sep 24 '10 at 23:21
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There is already an app menu avaible; though another one has been developed for use in Ubuntu Unity.

Please be warned that as of this time, some applications (like Firefox) do not work with the appmenu.

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