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

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A weird thing about Sublime Text 2 installed

I downloaded sublime text 2, unpacked it to /opt/sublime and created a link of /opt/sublime/sublime_text (executable) in /usr/bin so now I can just call it by typing "sublime" in console. But it's ...
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Where is the Applications menu

At How do I get rid of the keyring-password-prompt on one.ubuntu.com I got to read: Open Applications->Accessories->Passwords And Encryption Keys or on Ubuntu 11.04 press the "super key" ...
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Detecting use of ubuntu unity global menu

I'm porting a commercial app to Linux, it is to run on several distros. When run on Ubuntu, the GtkMenuBar is removed from the app's window and placed on the main global menu bar. That's fine ... but ...
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How do I access “Applications”?

Okay, I'll just go ahead and be stupid. I want to disable Image Checksum in Brasero, and I have found a few instructions like this: ...
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Appmenu not working in libreoffice4.0

I manually downloaded and installed libreoffice, but know the global-menu wont work. I tried to install the lo-menubar package but that didn't work. Question: how to get the libreoffice menubar ...
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Empathy Menu is not Persistent

I have been experiencing an on-going issue with Empathy's menu. If I open Empathy after I boot my box, the Empathy menu appears normally. Once I close Empathy and reopen it later, the menu has either ...
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What desktop environments feature a searchable “Start” menu/launcher?

Aside from Unity, KDE and Cinnamon, which of the many desktop environments support incremental search among the start menu items, including not just applications, but recent documents? That is, which ...
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How do I move items in the Applications (or Main) Menu Around?

I'm running 12.10 and in 12.04 I was able to move the items (into other categories than where they're presently situated) in the applications menu by means of moving them in the application, main ...
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Hide or change 'Ubuntu Desktop' on upper bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the desktop name on the Unity panel? How do i hide or change the wording on the top bar in Ubuntu 12.04? I'd like to alter it from 'Ubuntu desktop' to ...
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Nautilus missing menubar in 12.10

I installed gnome-shell right away, and then i noticed that Nautilus main menubar (File, Edit and such menus) is missing. It does not appear inside the File Manager window nor on the "global menubar". ...
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How do I get the Preferences option in Totem 3.6 on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.10 with the GNOME 3 PPA (ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3). This has updated Totem to version 3.6.2. Since GNOME 3.6 has introduced its own global menus, I cannot find the ...
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How does Ubuntu's Application Menu differ from Mac OS

As the question says, this is what I was asked today. Since I do not plan to buy ANY Mac any time soon, maybe somebody that is/was using a Mac OSX would be kind to answer. How does the Application ...
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How do I remove window buttons and file menus from panel in 12.10?

I am a Gnome 3 fan, but after upgrading to 12.10 I feel like I want to give Unity another try. One problem that I have with Unity though is the menu bars in programs and window buttons displaying in ...
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Is there any way to re-organise the global application menu?

In any application in Unity, the main menu for the application that has focus gives the options of 'file', 'edit', 'view', 'go', bookmarks', 'help', etc. - just like windows does. While this makes ...
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Cannot see user desktop (Applications, Places, System…) when I log in

I am very new to Ubuntu. I recently got a new laptop running Windows 7. I am using Virtual Box and just installed the Ubuntu 12.10 ISO as a new Virtual Machine within Virtual Box. Everything seemed to ...
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Can only see icons that in the desktop. no global menu, no dash! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I just upgraded my 12.04 system to 12.10, but only seem to be able to access the applications for which i had shortcuts ...
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How do I disable app menu in LibreOffice?

How to disable the app menu functionality ("global menu") in LibreOffice, Ubuntu 12.10?
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Setting APPMENU_DISPLAY_BOTH for gtk3 applications does not work

To start the application with the menu enabled in the application and the panel, the following command has to be used: APPMENU_DISPLAY_BOTH=1 appname I recently discovered that this only works for ...
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How can I make fonts in the top panel smaller?

I can use Ubuntu Tweak to change font size on the background but I can't change this: Can anyone help?
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I want to be able to use the Unity menu with Citrix full screen

I use Citrix Reciever at work, with both XenApp and XenDesktop. Many times at the same time. Since the Unity menu still appears on the top anyway, I'd like to be able to use it. Now I can see it, but ...
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Creating Physical Button for Eclipse Juno [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to pin Eclipse to the Unity launcher? Running 12.04 and I downloaded Eclipse Juno from Eclipse, installed in Programs directory which I had created. How do I create ...
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How to get back Applications menu?

I'm using 12.04, classic desktop without effects. Once the indicator-applet-complete (right part of the top panel) had disappeared. I found how to fix it with Alt-Win-RightMouseClick on the panel, ...
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How can I disable the faded title text in the top panel?

So I'm new to Linux but am basically blown away by Ubuntu 12.04 and could definitely see this becoming my main desktop over time One small annoyance for me is a tendency for the global menu on the ...
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How do I turn off global application support Libre Office? [closed]

I am using 12.10 and Libre Office has global menu support turned on by default. Since I use gnome-shell and not Unity, I can't find a way to turn off this "feature".
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Where is Thunderbird's Tools Menu?

I just successfully upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, and these instructions appear to be exactly what I want. However, for the life of me, I cannot find Thunderbird's tools menu to import my Evolution ...
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How to enable app menu in vlc?

Call it a minor annoiance, but I'd really like if vlc used the app menu instead of displaying it in the main window. Is there a way to correct this behavior? I don't really know if this would ...
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How does .desktop file EXEC field work?

It's been several months I'm having this horrible problem. I'm currently using Unity 2D, and I manage my menu entries by using .desktop files, which is tiring. Is there a better way to manage them? ...
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How do I add a search function to gnome classic (fallback) panel?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Precise with the GNOME desktop environment. I like using the GNOME Fallback ("Classic") better than the default GNOME (i.e., better than GNOME Shell). The only thing that I ...
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Categorized menus as it was pre-11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to access “Applications” menu in Ubuntu Unity Desktop (Ubuntu 11.10) How can I have menus as it was before unity? Probably not on the desktop as was ...
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Thunderbird looses menu in the panel

I have installed the add-ons MinimizedToTray revived 1.0.1 to Thunderbird, as suggested here. Even though the main functionality of hiding TBird to the tray works well, after a while (minutes) on ...
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Can I have Global Menu within the Gnome Fallback Session?

My Default Unity session is too heavy to my laptop now (4 years old machine) and it's constantly hanging. I installed the fallback session to get more responsiveness of the whole system, but now i ...
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Global menu stopped working for most applications [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32 bits and I had been enjoying global menus and HUD since the beginning. However, for some strange reason, I stopped having global menus for most applications and thus no HUD fun ...
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Can I get gnome-shell's drop-down menus in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the global application menu? Just a quick question, in gnome-shell you get those little white menus that drop down from the title of the application but ...
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Unable to locate package appmenu-gtk3

Yesterday I upgraded my version of Ubuntu. In stead of Gnome I now have the Unity environment. I'm not sure I like Unity better, so I'll give it a probation period to see if it's any good. What I ...
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Difference between launching an application from a keyboard shortcut vs the terminal?

What I have observed: When I type emacs in gnome-terminal, it launches in the same environment, with variables set in .bashrc. If I use a keyboard shortcut to the command emacs, it opens in an ...
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How do I get a list of all of the available dbus properties?

How do I get a list of all of the available dbus properties for example org.freedesktop.DBus.GLib.Const? Especially to control window managers, like xfwm. And how would I receive the global menu in ...
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Applications menu in 11.04=> how to add a search/run box?

Some other time I had another Linux installation that had this neat & active search/run box in the main Applications menu. That is missing in my current installation of 11.04. Would someone teach ...
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How can I make the icons larger and/or clearer in Classic Menu Indicator?

I use the classic menu indicator and I've noticed that the icons are small and blurry. At first I thought that it was the icon theme that just didn't have icons at that size, so I tried various other ...
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no LibreOffice icon in applications bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel When opening a LibreOffice document, the icon appears briefly in the application-menu bar then disappears, letting no way ...
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Put Eclipse Menubar in Globalmenu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Menu missing in Lotus notes 8 and Eclipse in Unity I noticed that when I installed Eclipse (From the Repo) that the File, Edit, etc Menus are not in the global/appmenu ...
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Is there a shell-independent HUD-like menu search tool for Xfce/GNOME/Cinnamon?

The Ubuntu Heads-Up Display (HUD) - you love it or you hate it. Personally I rather like a classic desktop, so I use Xfce or GNOME-fork Cinnamon, and I'd like to keep those menu's where they are. But ...
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Can global application menu be made to behave better with GIMP?

I actually like the global menu of Unity. However, for GIMP, it's totally broken and terrible. Gimp uses multiple unassociated windows for its toolbars, and as soon as a toolbar gets focus the ...
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How do I hide indicators in Unity panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide items in Unity's top panel? Say I don't want to have the message indicator in top panel. How do I hide it?
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Menu bars not integrated with Unity's global menu bar

I upgrade from Lucid via update-manager -d and the upgrade went fine. However, I didn't get Unity's global menu. Windows stil have their indivual menu bars. This happens for all applications. Does ...
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NetBeans is sluggish/unresponsive

On my 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 on an Intel Core i3 processor which has 16Gb RAM and a M4 SSD, NetBeans is very sluggish as well as the known problem where NetBeans does not use Ubuntu 12.04's global menu. ...
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How to get global application menu for gvim?

Gvim does not have a global menu (appmenu / application menu) in 12.04, and when starting gvim from a terminal, the following warning appears in the terminal after 25 seconds: ** (gvim:20320): ...
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How I can set a keyboard shortcut to access the Applications or Places menu?

How I can set a keyboard shortcut to access the Applications or Places menu in gnome classic on ubuntu 12.04?
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Qt Apps problems in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have a few Qt applications on my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop, and not all of these seem to be running as desired. The applications in question are Tomahawk, Clementine, Rstudio and Speedcrunch. Not all ...
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HUD won't work on 12.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded to 12.04 right after it was released, and once it installed, I was eager to try the new features. After fiddling around with most of them, I forgot to try the brand new HUD. I tapped the ...
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Eclipse menus are broken in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Menu missing in Lotus notes 8 and Eclipse in Unity I downloaded Eclipse Indigo from the Eclipse website and tried to run it on Ubuntu 11.10, but the menus do not show up ...