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

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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed ...
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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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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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is it possible to have an always visible menu bar for nautilus or restore the default full gear button menu, in 14.04

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What are some to-do/reminder + calender apps in Ubuntu that pin to the menu bar indicators?

I want to click on an icon and quickly add an event or a note. Are there any apps like that? By menu bar I mean the top most panel, I want the app to be beside the battery sign.
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How do I remove a duplicated global application menu?

I encounter this event at least three times per day: Following a suddenly one second of black screen, a duplicated global menu will appear. I have to reboot to remove it, but this event will happen ...
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How to enable global application menu in RStudio?

On Ubuntu 15.04 Unity, how can I enable the global menu bar for the Qt application RStudio? I found a 12.04 question, which was not solved and did not contain a clue. (Due to reputation issues, I ...
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Add executable file to lubuntu menu

I would like to add the gapminder executable file to the lubuntu menu, with as little terminal use as possible... Is there any way to do this? Here is an attached image of the file: enter image ...
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Is there an alternative to the Whisker menu for XFCE?

I really don't like the Whisker menu, I can't uninstall programs from it, customize it (Change the colour, make categories, change the name of a program, or the icon of a program), and worst of all ...
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Moved my /home folder to new partition, now unity launcher doesn't show any applications

I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Partitioning/Home/Moving and moved my /home folder to a different hard drive (I have an ssd split into two partitions for windows ...
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Application menus missing in gnome-flashback

I have activated gnome-flashback on 15.10 (wily). Since I switched from Unity to gnome-flashback the application menus (File, Edit, View, ...) are missing! My actual workaround is to install ...
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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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Per Application Menu Bar (like Unity) in Gnome

I know Unity is based on Gnome and has the application-specific menu bar at the top (which can be set in the settings). I am running Ubuntu Gnome and was wondering if it was possible to get that in ...
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lost application menu 10.04 after upgrade

After upgrade of 10.04 netbook remix edition to kernel 2.6.32.35 generic I lost application menu and now I have a clean desktop without any icon and a top bar with those icons: show desktop, usual ...
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How can I change settings in Dekko?

While creating my first mail account in Dekko, on my new bq E5, I just entered the wrong setting (Imap in the place of Pop). Now I am stuck: I do not find a way to change it. More generally: ...
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Why wine VLC application is repeating many times on right click menu of any video?

After installing VLC media player in wine whenever I right click any video VLC media player 2.1.5 is appearing 3 times as shown in picture: How can I solve this problem?
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AppMenu of Qt Creator in GNOME Flashback

I use GNOME Flashback (Metacity) in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation because of performance (it's running in VirtualBox). In this mode, the menu bar of an application is usually placed below its title ...
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System menu and wifi unusable after switching from another user on Wily

I'm using the standard Unity without any custom tweaks. When I switch from another user and log in, the menu bar or panel and the Launcher appear to be frozen (but the Dash can still be controlled via ...
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any app for interview transcription available [duplicate]

I am a new Lubuntu user and I need some help. For a project at university I need to transcribe interviews. Our professor has recommended us a software which is downloadable for Linux: ...
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Problem with apt daemon. Apps disappeared, can't run any application, how do I fix it?

When a run synaptics package manager for example, I get W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: ...
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App view slidie out thing

Is there a way to see installed apps in a more conventional (to a Mac user!) way, like a folder with a load of app icons, or a list, or anything other than that odious semi-transparent flip out thing ...
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Why do applications duplicates appear in menus?

In all the places where applications are listed, duplicates of some of them may appear. Why? Below are some examples: Here is an old question of mine that can be considered related. It's about ...
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How to add more functionality to the drop down menus in gnome ubuntu?

When I click on an open program in the activities bar of gnome all I receive is the option to quit the program, is there any way for this drop down menu to show more actions. For example when I am ...
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Start application as root (No command line)

How can I start and application with root privileges, just once. For example I need to start SublimeText with sudo privileges, then I write in a console: $ sudo subl But, I wonder if there's any ...
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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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Why when i log-in using another desktop environment, apps doesn't appear to be installed?

I want change Unity desktop since is too slow and replace it with another one, GNOME or Budgie Desktop. Then i downloaded Gnome. I restart the PC and i log-in with gnome. But when i go to the "app ...
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How could you disable apps from other users

Been wondering how to disable apps from other users or just restrict it to administrator use only.
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RubyMine stuck in application menu

I installed Rubymine following these instructions I found online. Unfortunately, it never worked right so I had to remove it and reinstall it. I tried following the instructions located here, ...
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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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How can I fix my pycharm installation?

I previously installed pycharm and could start it from the dash just write pyc... and the icon would appear. Now that I downloaded a new version of pycharm I wonder what should be done to make it ...
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How do I lock specific apps from users?

I want to be able to lock down apps from my 'student' user and don't know, like I said in earlier post please give step by step instructions to do this. Thank you.
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Ubuntu Menu won't show applications

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Ubuntu Menu A few weeks back I noticed that the Ubuntu menu was not showing applications. I've tried everything short of reinstalling Ubuntu to get them to show. The applications ...
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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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15.04 Unity accessing application menu with keyboard

I just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. In 14.10 and earlier, I could access the application's menu from the keyboard using alt followed by a letter key for a particular menu. For example: I like to ...
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lxpanel Application Menu Lost Icons

My lxpanel, when I first installed it on Ubuntu 14.04, came with application menu icons. However, now suddenly they are gone. How do I get them back?
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How can I get menu items in a Qt Quick application?

I'm using Qt Creator 3.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 (the version installed when you install Ubuntu SDK - the two seem to be the same application). I'm running the default Unity 7 desktop. When I create a new ...
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...
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Make shell script default to run file extension

I'm trying to make the default application for .asm file extension to be a shell script that I made. Basically I have a .sh script that runs MIPS Mars and I want to make it the default application to ...
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Ubuntu Gnome disable / hide AppMenu

Lately, I installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 in a virtual box to check it out, I am new to Gnome 3 and I was not comfortable with the stanard behaviour of it. I wanted it to be more Gnome2-ish, but I like ...
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How to add launchers near username in whisker menu (upper right corner)?

Subj. Currently, there are two items: "all settings", "lock" and "log out". I want to add another one, power off. I created a new item through "edit applications", copied everything from logout ...
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14.04 Unity accessing application menu with keyboard

I need to be able to access the applications menu using only the keyboard in unity as my mouse pointer has started to get stuck on the hand icon and I can't click anything. As the keyboard shortcuts ...
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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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How to Program an Indicator into the Unity Panel

I'm working on an open source project and want to edit up one of the notifications for Ubuntu and install it into the Unity Panel (top black bar). How would I go about doing this? What files do I need ...
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Nautilus - no preference .. on ubuntu GNOME 14.10

im using Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 i cant find Nautilus preferences in nautilus window, where i can change things like showing folders in list view as default , and such things... i checked some asked ...
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How can I disable the global menu in Firefox?

I can't open bookmarks in new tabs from it (this seems to be a bug in Unity), so I disabled the add-on for it. But the latest update for Firefox (22.0) removed that add-on and re-enabled the global ...
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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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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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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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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" ...