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I like very much global menu in previous versions of Ubuntu. But Unity is too slow for my Eee PC. So now I am looking for some alternative Desktop Environments or Distributions where there is global menu available. But at the same time there should be UbuntuOne service working too, as I use it pretty often. Could you, please, suggest what should I try out?

I also use keyboard shortcuts very much and so I guess they should be configurable, and try not to use touchpad at all. So big icons like in gnome-shell and Unity are not a good option.

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Ubuntu one is for Ubuntu and derivatives, spin offs only – Uri Herrera Nov 19 '11 at 7:30
And you can install whatever DE you want. – Uri Herrera Nov 19 '11 at 7:31
Have you tried unity 2d? – Jorge Castro Nov 19 '11 at 18:48
Yes, but it is much less configurable than unity. For example, I could not find how to configure the size of the left panel buttons. – Draco Ater Nov 20 '11 at 18:00
Have you solved this question? – pl1nk Jun 24 '12 at 23:22

You can try out xubuntu-desktop. There is now a global-menu plugin available for XFCE

See here:

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Try enlightenment e17.
It's a great lightweight DE that I use on my old Atom netbook.

Everything apart from software centre is quite snappy.

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