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

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Menubar hidden in all KDE apps [closed]

I am using Kubuntu 10.10 with Plasma-Netbook on my netbook. Somehow I messed up with window's settings and now the menubar (the one on top of the window, just below the titlebar, which has the File ...
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How do I add a system-wide menu item to the Applications menu?

I have manually installed a software to /opt and I wanted to add it to the Applications menu. Although Ubuntu makes it dead easy to add it to my user's menu, how do I add it system wide, so that all ...
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How to get OS X style App Menu?

How do I get the app menu to look like OSX? (Not the Global Menu, the menu items) I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 with the Classic Gnome desktop (not Unity).
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Item type in menu of Applications: “Application” or “Application in Terminal”?

I was wondering what is the difference between the two item type in menu of Applications: "Application" and "Application in Terminal"? What kinds of applications are specified as "Application" and ...
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How do I add Matlab to the main menu?

I was trying to add the installed matlab to the menu of Applications under Ubuntu 10.10. I clicked Gnome-Menu -> Preference -> Main Menu -> Programming -> New Item, where I input the Matlab file ...
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newly installed applications not shown in Application menu or panel

I just installed some application called wmgtemp that shows live CPU temperatures via Synaptic Package Manager in Ubuntu 10.10. But I cannot find it in Application menu or Add to Panel. How can I find ...
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Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity?

Will there be a way to disable auto-hide behavior of global application menu in Unity. While I would prefer to have this behavior disabled by default (as it is bad UX), it looks like it's here to ...
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Make global application menu replace titlebar in gnome-panel

I am trying out Ubuntu 11.04, and one of my favourite features is the global application menu. I'm not a big fan of Unity, so I'm running the Classic Desktop. While the global application menu is here ...
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Can I make the global application menu show the full application title?

I've been using Ubuntu Netbook Edition as my main OS for a while now. I really like it, but I have one complaint. Whenever an application as a long title, it gets cut off. For example the terminal ...
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Why can't I see the menubar in some applications?

I don't run gnome-panel normally. Most menubars work correctly. However, with wxMaxima and Audacity, they are not showing. When I start gnome-panel and add an appmenu, I can see the menus again. ...
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Does the global application menu support Java applications?

I am a heavy user of Java applications such as Matlab and Maple. Will the global menu support these very important packages? If not, are there plans to do this?
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How can I get Firefox to work with the global application menu? [closed]

I've been following the progress of getting Firefox (and Thunderbird) working with the global application menu, how can I test and follow along it's progress?
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Program menu disappeared [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I see the menubar in some applications? My problem is as follows: The program menu, the one that has file edit view all that does not display in some ...
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Which package should I use to file a bug for the “application” menu?

I am testing Natty and found an issue with the global menu, what is the proper package name to report the bug?
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Menu missing in Lotus notes 8 and Eclipse in Unity

I installed lotus notes 8.5.2 on 10.10 netbook using unity desktop. At first lotus notes showed its menu. Suddenly (not sure if I did something) the menu disappeared. When I start up using gnome ...
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Firefox & OpenOffice don't use Indicator Applet Application Menu

At present, it seems neither Firefox nor Open Office seem to be using the Indicator Applet Application Menu. Is there a work around/fix committed?
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Appmenu has disappeared after panel restore

After getting past this hurdle: gnome-panel will not start after running purge command i seem to ave lost appmenu. All of the packages related to it have been installed, however it does not show up in ...
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Appmenu indicator places drop down duplicates nautilus bookmarks

On the 'Places' drop down menu of the appmenu indicator applet, the list of nautilus bookmarks seems to be duplicated, it keeps repeating all of the bookmarks, so that places menu is very big. Its ...
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Why is Desktop Unity using the global application menu? [closed]

It was announced in another question that the desktop version of Unity will keep the global menu by default. Here are the facts: The global menu was introduced into UNE to save vertical screen space ...
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How do I enable or disable the global application menu?

I'm fairly excited for Unity, as it looks like a promising new direction for Ubuntu. However, I do have a concern - will it be possible to use Unity without the global menu? I have my window manager ...
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Is it possible to make indicator-appmenu ignore a specific application?

The new indicator-appmenu in Maverick breaks the LyX menu: the application menu is not shown either in the application window nor in the applet. (See Bug report.) As a workaround while the bug is ...
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How do I install the global appmenu (mac menu)?

Anyone knows how to install globalmenu on Ubuntu 10.10?
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How do I correctly disable a mac-style application menu in classic desktop edition?

I installed "indicator-applet-appmenu" and tried the same for "global menu". It does not work for the most of applications and does not seem convenient with my monitors configuration. The problem ...
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How do I enable a mac-style global application menu in classic desktop edition? [closed]

How do I enable a mac-style global application menu in classic desktop edition of Ubuntu 10.10?
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Why will Unity have a Global Menu OS X style?

Please explain to me why it was choosen, was it due to ubuntu copying Mac OS X or some other factor(s)?