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I installed The classic menu indicator that can be installed from ppa:diesch/testing (some really cool packages there btw).

Now I want to edit the main menu, reorganize some of the applications, make my own catergories etc.

Will installing alacarte allow me to edit this menu as I used to be able to in Gnome 2?

Also, as per this question, how can these cool little indicators be moved across the the unity panel?

I refuse to install gnome-panel or gnome-session packages anymore since there appears to be too many conflicts with these and the new unity interface.

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remember this site works best with one question that can be answered - try not to ask multiple questions unless they are very very similar and related. – fossfreedom Dec 25 '11 at 23:54
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Thanks for using ClassicMenu Indicator :-)

Yes, you can use alacarte to edit the menu used by ClassicMenu Indicator. Changes may take a few seconds to become available at the indicator.

You can't move the indicators on the panel, see my answer on the question you cited.

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... hmmm... I've tried to enable/disable via alacarte in 11.10 but this doesnt affect the classic indicator :( Enabling/disabling folders does work. Any ideas? – fossfreedom Dec 26 '11 at 0:34
@fossfreedom: Works for me. Are you using the most recent version of ClassicMenu Indicator? Please file a bug report at if it doesn't work for you. Thanks. – Florian Diesch Dec 26 '11 at 10:20
yep - from your PPA yesterday. I would file a bug-report, but I dont have any useful info for you other than the observation. – fossfreedom Dec 26 '11 at 10:22
@fossfreedom: Please file a bug report just like that. That makes it easier for me to keep track of what issues there are, and maybe someone else can contribute more information. – Florian Diesch Dec 31 '11 at 1:08

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