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

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I uninstalled skype, and still have an icon in my application menu called “skype”

thanks in advance for your help. This problem initially started when I noticed two "skype" icons in my applications. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall to remove the eyesore, but only one ...
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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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Reorder icons in ubuntu-touch appmenu

In Ubuntu touch, I'd like order icons in apps louncher (appmenu?) in a way that is pertinent for me. Is there a way to do that? I don't see how I could move or group them...
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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 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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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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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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I want to be able to use the Unity menu with Citrix full screen

I use Citrix Reciever at work, with both XenApp and XenDesktop. Many times at the same time. Since the Unity menu still appears on the top anyway, I'd like to be able to use it. Now I can see it, but ...
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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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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:
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Setting APPMENU_DISPLAY_BOTH for gtk3 applications does not work

To start the application with the menu enabled in the application and the panel, the following command has to be used: APPMENU_DISPLAY_BOTH=1 appname I recently discovered that this only works for ...
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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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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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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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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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How to edit the Applications Menu in GNOME 3?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, with Gnome 3.18. Using extensions I have gotten rid of the dash panel and only use the Applications Menu in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. (I don't have Unity.) ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Some elements don't appear into the Main Menu

I use Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and, since a while, some elements don't appear into the Main Menu. I'm talking about the Audio, Video and Graphic Groups of apps. All those apps can be accessed because ...
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How do I enable global menu for RStudio in 16.04?

I tried the solutions mentioned in this question but neither worked. RStudio version 0.99.896 on Ubuntu 16.04.
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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 10/...
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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.