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Why can't I add a menu item in the main menu or see an item property? Is Unity the culprit ?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10.

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What main menu? the Dash? the Launcher? what do you want to add? –  Uri Herrera Nov 27 '11 at 20:40
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@dupont Can you please clarify what you mean by "main menu"? You may take a look at this question regarding proper terminology for Unity UI elements so we may better understand what you're asking about. Thanks! –  WarriorIng64 Nov 28 '11 at 1:50
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Yup, it's Unity. Assuming you're talking about the top bar (also known as the Unity Global Menu), you might find one or the other of these questions helpful:

If you're talking about the launcher (also Unity) you can add items to it by choosing "keep in launcher" while they're open.

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no I talk about the main menu, the one we got in former Ubuntu release before Unity, 10.04.This menu was at the top left and a scroll down list opened with all the soft categories.like this one techotopia.com/index.php/… –  dupont Nov 28 '11 at 19:27
    
That "main menu" is not on in Unity -- how did you restore it? –  Amanda Nov 30 '11 at 18:11
    
peharps a upgrade bug from 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10 but the main menu is still here ? –  dupont Nov 30 '11 at 19:19
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