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Where to find administration, preferences, etc?

Many Ubuntu instructions start with "System > Preferences". On Ubuntu 10 there was a System menu in the upper left corner of the UI. On 11 there is no such menu. What to do?

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marked as duplicate by Bruno Pereira, Jorge Castro, fossfreedom, Jo-Erlend Schinstad, htorque Jan 2 '12 at 22:14

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Click on de power icon in the upper right corner of your screen, there you will find system preferences.

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It is in the launcher, near the bottom "System Settings"

If it helps, there are several guides to Unity, this one is popular

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