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

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Global menu not working in 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10 the global menu doesn't show for some applications like Terminal and Chrome. Is this a bug or is it normal? Thanks in advance.
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Startup Applications feature [on hold]

On Ubuntu 14, the Startup APplications preferences tool is not listed in System Settings, and it is not listed on the top right cog icon. Why must Ubuntu insist on: a) Making documentation, FAQs, ...
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kget showing in application but not opening

i ran the command int terminal kget it shows the following output nitesh@nitesh:~$ kget QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Application may misbehave. kget is ...
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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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Globalmenu doesn't work for some apps (Ubuntu 13.10)

After latest update of Ubuntu 13.10 global menu for some apps doesn't work. Global application menu bar is there but links doesn't work. All buttons that can be used are working, but global ...
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How do I 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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Which Java versions support global appmenu

yesterday after few updates (some of them in java) the Eclipse lose ability to move it's menu to the global-menu bar. I was try to remove/add different java from the ubuntu's repositories but it ...
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Appmenu with QML App

I'm developing an Ubuntu SDK meant to be used on both the desktop and touch interfaces. Obviously the menu that slides up from the bottom of the window is not a great interface for the desktop. ...
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Using indicator-appmenu in maximized mode only

I like the mac like global-menu or appmenu whatever you call it. But I was wondering if there is a way that I use it only when I maximize the application window ?
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Application menu only on maximised windows?

I know that there is a way to disable global menu. I don't quite want this as I quite like (at least one thing about) global menu. I would like to know if there is a way of disabling global menu for ...
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No matter what desktop environment, how do I get a permanent global application menu? [duplicate]

Permanent global application menu somehow? Doesn’t have to be Unity, but should work in 12.04 or newer. Permanent means: one which doesn’t disappear after two seconds. Global application menu means: ...
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Can't click any window menu after Update

I can't seem to click any of the menu on any application from the Unity panel bar appmenu. working fine before update.
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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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Which Desktop Environment has (or can have) global menus (apart from Unity)?

In Unity global menus auto-hide, which is completely nuts. – But in general I like the functionality for maximized windows (as long as it doesn’t disappear). Which DE can do global menus and has ...
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Gnome Menu Broken? [closed]

I think my Applications Menu (the top right in Gnome Fallback) is broken or something. I was messing around with MenuLibre and after I closed it, an additional "System Tools" menu appeared above ...
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Gnome2 Network applet issue - annoying another icon appears.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, installed the gnome-2 mate desktop environment. One thing that annoys me the most is the network icon in the panel. Ok, so the network applet runs when the system starts. To ...
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Implementing Unity Global Menu

I'm working on a desktop (like XFCE) as a private project, and I would like to implement the Unity Global Menu in my desktop using python. I've looked at the Dbusmenu API and even Unity's dbus ...
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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 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 remove duplicate entries within the Open With Other Application menu?

Whenever I try to open a file with an application , i found different than default programs duplicated entries : How to remove duplicated entries?
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What program will display live stock quotes in the top bar?

Hello! My question is about the stock market! I am trying to find a program that will display stock quotes on the top bar of ubuntu! By default in 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Ubuntu you had the ability to ...
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Applications menu does not find installed eclipse

I just switched from my company's version of eclipse to the stock Ubuntu version. However, when I did: sudo apt-get remove eclipse I found that my company's eclipse remained installed. I figured it ...
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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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Text editors need root access to work correctly

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, and I have a problem with 3 text editors - Geany, Gedit and Sublime Text. These 3 editors cannot access most of their menu items, including Open file and Save file. The only ...
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Unity global menu options disabled for certain applications

I am using Ubuntu 13.10, and am also using the Gnome 3.10 staging, next, etc. ppas. I have Cinnamon, Gnome Shell and Unity environments installed. All the environments and applications work fine. ...
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GNOME 3.10 app-folder-categories not working

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 13.10, and i have upgraded Gnome 3.8 to 3.10 through official PPA (ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-next). Now when I want to make new folders for sorting applications in main ...
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Rhythmbox with disabled global appmenu

I disabled global appmenu and I'm now using GNOME Shell instead of Unity. My giant love to Rhytmbox fails, because it don't show menu :( How I can return classic menu? Recompile from sources? Maybe ...
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Aptana, Titanium menu bar problem with ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

After upgrading into Ubuntu 13.10 i have problems with Aptana and Titanium IDE. Menu bar doesn't work normally. Only one menu works, in Aptana "Window" menu, in Titanium "Run" menu. Other menus looks ...
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Is there a way to enable the Eclipse global menu bar? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it is working fine, but my Eclipse menu bar is not integrating with the Unity global menu bar, thus, I can't perform any operation in Eclipse. I have tried various ...
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applications getting disappeared after minimizing them in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Just now I downloaded Zend studio and opened it. After some time I minimised it and I do not see it anywhere. If I try to reopen it, it will show that it is already been open and in use. How to see ...
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Showing incorrect application menu

The Application Menu in the top panel, where the close/minimize icons are, are often wrong. For example I use my email software (Lotus Notes), then I click on Chrome in the launcher - which puts ...
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Can I extend the menu item width?

I noticed a very annoying bug in Ubuntu Firefox when using the DOM Inspector addon. In this addon, you can usually browse all open windows with File menu - Inspect Chrome Document. However, with ...
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Disabling App menu in ubuntu 13.10 seems to have affected Files (Nautilus)

Ubuntu 13.10 The App menu integration in Ubuntu, prevents usage of Short-cut based on Alt+ Underlined words. In the Help documentation there is an option to remove the App menu integration. (under ...
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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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KDE Application menu items missing

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 and KDE on top of Openbox. A few days after upgrading to 13.10 and after a regular software update, all the applications normally listed in "Applications" in the KDE launcher ...
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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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Alt + F (and other mnemonics) opens appmenu locally instead of globally

When I press Alt + F, Alt + E, or other mnemonic, the application menu is opened locally instead of globally. That seems to happen only on native gtk applications, because in Firefox and Thunderbird I ...
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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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Running remote X11 applications with unity menu and look and feel

How do I configure a server (12.10 - 13.10) to run remote X applications using the Unity menu and look and feel? I can run applications fine by logging into the server from my desktop, like so: # ...
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Application Menu for RubyMine

I noticed that there are some applications (e.g., RubyMine) that are not integrated with the Global Menu. For LibreOffice I've seen that there already are fixes. How do you make an app like ...
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Global menu bar integration add-on missing in Firefox 22 for Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Firefox 22 via PPA, and during installation I noticed the global menu bar integration add-on version 22 also was included, but when I launch Firefox I cannot locate the add-on to ...
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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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How do I reduce the size of the menu bar?

I am trying to make a slim-looking radiance theme. I dont want to switch to linuxmint for slim interfaces, and I like the unity interface more. I have been able to reduce padding from almost all ...
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Applications Folder

I moved my applications folder into the Home folder without thinking and now I am unable to move them back into the usr folder. I want to move the applications folder back to where it was. How would ...
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Unity Global Menu Integration missing for some programs

First of All I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I don't remember this problem has ever been produced by the previous releases. Unity Global Menu Integration is missing not for all the applications but some ...
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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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Why do I have two copies of every program in the Ubuntu Dash?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04. When I open the dash it seems there are two icons for every program. Sometimes the icons are different sizes and sometimes one of the icons doesn't have the program name ...
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Arduino IDE Hud Menu

Arduino IDE like Eclipse IDE have no a natural integration with ubuntu HUD menu, but on eclipse i found here and here good tutorials to fix and it works perfectly like you can see on print, but i not ...
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Global menu bar - where are *these* icons coming from?

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 here with the "Adwaita" theme enabled in System settings. Now, when I hover the mouse over the "global menu bar" portion of the screen (upper left corner), for maximized windows ...
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Where can I find the Transmission executable [duplicate]

I'm trying to download a torrent, and Transmission bittorrent isn't showing up on the list of programs to run the file with, and I don't know where to locate it.