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

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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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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 don'...
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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 in ...
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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 to ...
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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 bar. ...
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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 in ...
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How do I enable Global Menus and fix HUD (after upgrading to 12.04 from 10.04)?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. It's more or less working. But, Global Menus aren't working, and when I use HUD no results ever appear. (Example: I search for "F" (without the quotes)) ...
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Only show a menu under Unity

We want our app Nitro to be more native on Ubuntu. We're going to do this by adding Unity quicklist support & appmenu support. Is it possible for the app to only utilize the app menu? If the user ...
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How to access “Applications” menu in Ubuntu Unity Desktop

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 with the new Unity Desktop. I understand that I can access the classic "Applications" menu by switching to Gnome. However, I was wondering if it's possible to access the ...
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What is the status of locally integrated menus for 12.04?

How can I know the current development status of LIM (locally integrated menus). Can I install LIM in Precise Beta 2?. Thanks.
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Why doesn't LibreOffice work with the HUD?

So I have tried out a couple daily builds and beta 1, and love HUD. However, currently LibreOffice does not play nice with HUD and I was wondering if there was a way to make it work with HUD. Kinda ...
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Where is the menu configuration stored?

Recently did a reinstall with a new profile and I've just copied back over my Wine install. Everything works but I don't have menus for any of it. Does anybody know how to selectively copy back menu ...
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LibreOffice have global menu in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice? In 11.10 there was no global menu support for LibreOffice, I wanted to know if this was going to be fixed in ...
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How to add options to the appmenu in Gnome Shell

It is possible to add "Minimize" and "Resize window" in the menu next to the activities button? Is there an app/extension for that? Or is it possible by editing a document? Now only show the close ...
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How to remove the menu in the top panel?

The old menu of Archive, Edit etc. is behind the gnome-shell panel and it's very annoying. How do I remove this menu in the top panel? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 by the way. Here is the problem. I ...
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Xubuntu Applications Menu still shows deleted applications

I originally installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a 64 bit PC, then installed the Xubuntu Desktop. I deleted some applications and eventually the Gnome Desktop. The Xubuntu Applications Menu still shows ...
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Remove icons from menu

After upgrading to 11.10 a couple of days ago, icons appeared in the menu. Now of course I want to get rid of them. I searched on Google and it seems like they should have been there all the time but ...
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How can I show the application name in the panel?

I'm using GNOME Fallback Mode with Indicator applets in the panel, since they've recently been ported to GNOME 3. I installed the indicator-appmenu package and I'm using it on the GNOME Panel. However,...
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How can I create an appmenu/DBusmenu using python? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add support for the global menu to a python non-gtk, non-qt app? I want to add support for the indicator-appmenu to an application that is not written in one of the ...
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How to permanently unhide the application menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity? Why is the application menu appears only on "mouse on"? How to disable autohide option for all programs?
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How can I re-enable the global menu in Firefox?

Until recently, Firefox on my machine used the standard Unity global menu. However, recently the menu is no longer global and, strangely, is centered. See this screenshot: firefox-globalmenu is ...
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How do I make my java app compatible with the unity global menu?

I like to develop in Java but also want compatibility with the global menu? Is there a way? Please help.
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How to add support for the global menu to a python non-gtk, non-qt app?

I'm looking for good documentation (an example, tutorial, or guide) on how to add global menu support to a non-gtk, non-qt application. (In gtk it works 'magically' for the main menu...). The ...
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How do I place a application list icon in the launcher?

If I click Dash and then the second tab (Search Applications), one of the items available is "Installed Applications". Is there anyway to put a quick link to this in the launcher? Basically a icon ...
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Mutter: Global menu integration

Is it possible to have Mutter merge the title bar of maximized windows and the panel, like happens with Compiz and Metacity? I want to try to replace Metacity with Mutter in Unity 2D, and so far it ...
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appmenu for other window managers/desktops

I'm looking for an AppMenu like this one for KDE to be used with GNOME or OpenBox or any other. It provides a app menu in one button on the titlebar. I have tried using KDE window manager in GNOME ...
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How do I enable global menu for Qt applications?

Is there a way to enable the global menu for Qt applications on Unity? By default they do not use it.
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Menu editor in Xubuntu - not Alacarte

how can I editting menu in Xfce/Xubuntu? I know Alacarte, but it has many Gnome dependencies. Next I know LXMenuEditor (from here), but I don´t know how can I create new menu categories, for example ...