The global application menu provides a menu indicator to put the menu inside the Unity panel.

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Can't click on menu item in live-cd after using gparted

I'm trying out the new 16.04 desktop Xenial Xerus Live CD, and I've come upon a very peculiar thing: When I open the menu, I can select anything like normal, however when I open gparted and click on ...
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How can I get an app listed into Dash

Sorry for the silly question, but I wonder how can I get an app I built (with cmake) listed in the dash. Immediately after the build completed, I moved into a /usr/lib/folder brand new folder. I ...
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System language; does it limit app availability in the built-in Ubuntu app program?

My system language is Danish. I'm new to Linux. I don't seem to have so many possible app choices. But the ones I have installed so far all have menus in Danish. Am I limiting my possibilities ...
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How to view installed wine apps to launch them?

I am unable to locate my wine applications in ubuntu, while in lubuntu I have seen a menu option of wine where it shows all the applications installed in wine, is there any way I can view list of ...
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Some programs don't appear in the Applications menu

Some applications don't appear in Applications menu MATE Desktop Environment. For instance, I would expect Chromium to show up under Internet... but it doesn't. I've checked all categories and ...
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Reorder icons in ubuntu-touch appmenu

In Ubuntu touch, I'd like order icons in apps louncher (appmenu?) in a way that is pertinent for me. Is there a way to do that? I don't see how I could move or group them...
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How to edit the Applications Menu in GNOME 3?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, with Gnome 3.18. Using extensions I have gotten rid of the dash panel and only use the Applications Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. (I don't have Unity.) ...
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Some elements don't appear into the Main Menu

I use Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and, since a while, some elements don't appear into the Main Menu. I'm talking about the Audio, Video and Graphic Groups of apps. All those apps can be accessed because ...
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Settings wont launch Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME

I have ubuntu Gnome installed on my laptop, and the settings application wont launch. It makes the animation and briefly shows at the top taskbar, but then goes away. I installed vanilla ubuntu then ...
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I uninstalled skype, and still have an icon in my application menu called “skype”

thanks in advance for your help. This problem initially started when I noticed two "skype" icons in my applications. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall to remove the eyesore, but only one ...
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How do I enable global menu for RStudio in 16.04?

I tried the solutions mentioned in this question but neither worked. RStudio version 0.99.896 on Ubuntu 16.04.
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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed gnome-...
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What are some to-do/reminder + calender apps in Ubuntu that pin to the menu bar indicators?

I want to click on an icon and quickly add an event or a note. Are there any apps like that? By menu bar I mean the top most panel, I want the app to be beside the battery sign.
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How do I remove a duplicated global application menu?

I encounter this event at least three times per day: Following a suddenly one second of black screen, a duplicated global menu will appear. I have to reboot to remove it, but this event will happen ...
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Add executable file to lubuntu menu

I would like to add the gapminder executable file to the lubuntu menu, with as little terminal use as possible... Is there any way to do this? Here is an attached image of the file:
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Is there an alternative to the Whisker menu for XFCE?

I really don't like the Whisker menu, I can't uninstall programs from it, customize it (Change the colour, make categories, change the name of a program, or the icon of a program), and worst of all ...
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Moved my /home folder to new partition, now unity launcher doesn't show any applications

I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving and moved my /home folder to a different hard drive (I have an ssd split into two partitions for windows 10/...
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Application menus missing in gnome-flashback

I have activated gnome-flashback on 15.10 (wily). Since I switched from Unity to gnome-flashback the application menus (File, Edit, View, ...) are missing! My actual workaround is to install ...
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Per Application Menu Bar (like Unity) in Gnome

I know Unity is based on Gnome and has the application-specific menu bar at the top (which can be set in the settings). I am running Ubuntu Gnome and was wondering if it was possible to get that in ...
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How can I change settings in Dekko?

While creating my first mail account in Dekko, on my new bq E5, I just entered the wrong setting (Imap in the place of Pop). Now I am stuck: I do not find a way to change it. More generally: ...
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any app for interview transcription available [duplicate]

I am a new Lubuntu user and I need some help. For a project at university I need to transcribe interviews. Our professor has recommended us a software which is downloadable for Linux: http://www....
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System menu and wifi unusable after switching from another user on Wily

I'm using the standard Unity without any custom tweaks. When I switch from another user and log in, the menu bar or panel and the Launcher appear to be frozen (but the Dash can still be controlled via ...
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Problem with apt daemon. Apps disappeared, can't run any application, how do I fix it?

When a run synaptics package manager for example, I get W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: ...
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App view slidie out thing

Is there a way to see installed apps in a more conventional (to a Mac user!) way, like a folder with a load of app icons, or a list, or anything other than that odious semi-transparent flip out thing ...
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Why do applications duplicates appear in menus?

In all the places where applications are listed, duplicates of some of them may appear. Why? Below are some examples: Here is an old question of mine that can be considered related. It's about ...
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How to add more functionality to the drop down menus in gnome ubuntu?

When I click on an open program in the activities bar of gnome all I receive is the option to quit the program, is there any way for this drop down menu to show more actions. For example when I am ...
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Start application as root (No command line)

How can I start and application with root privileges, just once. For example I need to start SublimeText with sudo privileges, then I write in a console: $ sudo subl But, I wonder if there's any ...
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Why when i log-in using another desktop environment, apps doesn't appear to be installed?

I want change Unity desktop since is too slow and replace it with another one, GNOME or Budgie Desktop. Then i downloaded Gnome. I restart the PC and i log-in with gnome. But when i go to the "app ...
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How could you disable apps from other users

Been wondering how to disable apps from other users or just restrict it to administrator use only.
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Why wine VLC application is repeating many times on right click menu of any video?

After installing VLC media player in wine whenever I right click any video VLC media player 2.1.5 is appearing 3 times as shown in picture: How can I solve this problem?
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How do I lock specific apps from users?

I want to be able to lock down apps from my 'student' user and don't know, like I said in earlier post please give step by step instructions to do this. Thank you.
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How can I fix my pycharm installation?

I previously installed pycharm and could start it from the dash just write pyc... and the icon would appear. Now that I downloaded a new version of pycharm I wonder what should be done to make it ...
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15.04 Unity accessing application menu with keyboard

I just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. In 14.10 and earlier, I could access the application's menu from the keyboard using alt followed by a letter key for a particular menu. For example: I like to ...
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lxpanel Application Menu Lost Icons

My lxpanel, when I first installed it on Ubuntu 14.04, came with application menu icons. However, now suddenly they are gone. How do I get them back?
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How can I get menu items in a Qt Quick application?

I'm using Qt Creator 3.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 (the version installed when you install Ubuntu SDK - the two seem to be the same application). I'm running the default Unity 7 desktop. When I create a new "...
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...
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How to add launchers near username in whisker menu (upper right corner)?

Subj. Currently, there are two items: "all settings", "lock" and "log out". I want to add another one, power off. I created a new item through "edit applications", copied everything from logout ...
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How to enable global application menu in RStudio?

On Ubuntu 15.04 Unity, how can I enable the global menu bar for the Qt application RStudio? I found a 12.04 question, which was not solved and did not contain a clue. (Due to reputation issues, I ...
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Make shell script default to run file extension

I'm trying to make the default application for .asm file extension to be a shell script that I made. Basically I have a .sh script that runs MIPS Mars and I want to make it the default application to ...
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14.04 Unity accessing application menu with keyboard

I need to be able to access the applications menu using only the keyboard in unity as my mouse pointer has started to get stuck on the hand icon and I can't click anything. As the keyboard shortcuts ...
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Ubuntu Gnome disable / hide AppMenu

Lately, I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 in a virtual box to check it out, I am new to Gnome 3 and I was not comfortable with the stanard behaviour of it. I wanted it to be more Gnome2-ish, but I like ...
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How to Program an Indicator into the Unity Panel

I'm working on an open source project and want to edit up one of the notifications for Ubuntu and install it into the Unity Panel (top black bar). How would I go about doing this? What files do I need ...
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AppMenu of Qt Creator in GNOME Flashback

I use GNOME Flashback (Metacity) in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation because of performance (it's running in VirtualBox). In this mode, the menu bar of an application is usually placed below its title ...
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Nautilus - no preference .. on ubuntu GNOME 14.10

im using Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 i cant find Nautilus preferences in nautilus window, where i can change things like showing folders in list view as default , and such things... i checked some asked ...
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indicator-applet-appmenu missing menu items

Sometimes, when using any program, and the menu items are refreshed, indicator-applet-appmenu will lose some of the menu items, place items in the wrong menu, not label the menu, or all three. This ...
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switching applications window is behind open programs

I know pressing alt+Tab a window of open apps pops up. If I have an application open the pop up window is behind the open app so I can't see it making it essentially useless. Is there any way where I ...
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How to enable global menubar for gtk apps on kubuntu 14.04

I am used to having the global menubar (i.e. app menus are not shown in the app window but in the top panel). In Kubuntu 12.04 this worked very well, however upon installing Kubuntu 14.04 the menubar ...
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How to add shortcut for Xfce Application Menu

I have XFCE in my desktop, and I want to make a keyboard shortcut for Super_L and Super_R ( Known as Windows Keys ) to open my Applications Menu. What is the command?
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Can both appmenu-qt and appmenu-qt:i386 be installed at the same time?

OK, so here's the backstory. Skype recently released version 4.3 on Ubuntu. It now has a menu bar, which it did not before. The only issue is that because it is 32-bit software, it's menu bar is not ...
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Menus are being placed below windows' titlebars [duplicate]

I upgraded 12.04 to 14.04 last night. I'm using unity. After upgrade this is what it looks like . How to place these menus back in global menubar? I haven't touched any compiz settings. ...