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

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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Nautilus has no menu - File, Edit etc. don't exist

Since Ubuntu 13.04, and now 13.10 and 14.04, my Nautilus (Files) has no application menu. This means that I can't access Edit>Preferences and can only change preferences via dconf-editor, as the ...
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Arduino IDE Hud Menu

Arduino IDEs 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. You can see some examples below. ...
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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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Emacs Unity global app menu integration stopped working in 11.10

Emacs' Unity global app menu integration stopped working when I upgraded to 11.10. Anyone know how to get it working?
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Add to the Ubuntu Main Menu all the files of a folder recursively

I have been using Launchy both in Windows and Lubuntu. I also have found other alternatives here: Executor/Launchy alternative for linux? However, Ubuntu 14.04 comes with a menu which looks quite ...
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Name of applications in a text file [duplicate]

Is there a way to get the names of all the applications installed in my system to a .txt file, so that on re-installation of the system i will get reminded of the applications i need immediately?
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Using KDE - Application Menus Missing in Qt Apps

I have multiple desktop environments installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation, and am primarily using KDE (today). Here's the problem I've noticed. When I've been building some newer versions of ...
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What's the location of the hard-coded window buttons?

I am having a difficult time to get the window buttons (minimize, close) back to its right place : right (LTR principles in the western world!). I saw many topics here about this and I also tried them ...
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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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Xubuntu - Application menu not as set in edit mode

I noticed that the item "other" in the application menu does not show even though it is checked in the item list when editing the application menu. See attached images. Xubuntu 14.04
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How do I enable the globalmenu / appmenu on Xfce or LXDE?

I have tried various tricks I could find to install the global menu on Xfce and LXDE on the latest Oneiric, but nothing worked. Does anyone have an idea on how to do that? Thanks. Here's what I've ...
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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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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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QT applications indicator and appmenu don't work / ubuntu 14.04

I'm not sure when this happened,but form yesterday,I found my VLC player's indicator and appmenu dont work. there is no indicator icons and appmenu doenst appears on the top bar. Not only VLC but ...
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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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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 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. ...
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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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if indicator-appmenu is removed in 14.04 to restore normal menu bars, gnome app menus loose separators

If indicator-appmenu is removed in 14.04 to restore normal menu bars, gnome app menus loose separators. How can you get them back?
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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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appmenu in 14.04 for gtk2 apps?

Appmenu in 14.04 doesn't seem to be working for GTK2 apps like Pidgin or Meld 1.3, whereas it worked fine in 13.10. Is there a way to fix this?
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is it possible to have an always visible menu bar for nautilus or restore the default full gear button menu, in 14.04

The general solution which involves uninstalling various appmenu packages does not work for nautilus, its menu bar is still missing. It does get a gear drop down menu button on the tool bar, but that ...
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14.04 alt key conflict after changing HUD and Window menu shortcuts

In 14.04 I changed the keyboard/shortcuts settings so that: Launcher/"Key to show HUD" is now ALT Z However, when I press ALT, the application menu shows up. That is specially a problem with ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...