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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to add support for the global menu to a python non-gtk, non-qt app?

I'm looking for good documentation (an example, tutorial, or guide) on how to add global menu support to a non-gtk, non-qt application. (In gtk it works 'magically' for the main menu...). The ...
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Why isn't lo-menubar installed by default in LibreOffice?

Will I face any problems by installing the lo-menubar to give libreoffice global menus in Natty? I'm wondering why it isn't installed by default. Are there stability problems or anything?
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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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No programs or applications show up in dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result There are no programs on the dash list (seacher on appmenu). Yesterday I logged into my account and I tried to find a particular program, ...
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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 to use Unity's global menu in GNOME Shell, if possible?

I was woundering is the is a way/possibility to use Unity's global menu with GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.10? It would be really nice to have it. Does anyone have an idea on how to make this real?
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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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Application menu support for LibreOffice 3.4.1

I have installed LibreOffice 3.4.1. On the website it say that it has global menu support. This doesn't work. I have downloaded a newer version of the package lo-menubar which doesn't work either. ...
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Can I make Eclipse use the Ubuntu global menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Menu missing in Lotus notes 8 and Eclipse in Unity I'm using Eclipse Indigo and I'd like for it to use the global menu, like all the other applications on my system. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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Why doesn't LibreOffice work with the HUD?

So I have tried out a couple daily builds and beta 1, and love HUD. However, currently LibreOffice does not play nice with HUD and I was wondering if there was a way to make it work with HUD. Kinda ...
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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 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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Why don't applications opened as root use global menu?

Why do applications like synaptic (and other that need root privilege) have their menus in the window instead of top panel? Is it going to change or will it stay like that to indicate that user is on ...
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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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Always show Global Menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can auto-hide for the application menu be turned off in Unity? Hi all, i was wondering if it's possible to have Global Menu always showing the full menu? At the moment, ...
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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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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 disable the global application menu in Adobe Reader 9?

how to disable global menu in Adobe reader? the menu link not shown in global menu.
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How do I disable app menu in LibreOffice?

How to disable the app menu functionality ("global menu") in LibreOffice, Ubuntu 12.10?
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How do I enable Global Menus and fix HUD (after upgrading to 12.04 from 10.04)?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. It's more or less working. But, Global Menus aren't working, and when I use HUD no results ever appear. (Example: I search for "F" (without the quotes)) ...
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What happened to my menu Icons?

I have been using Natty for a month now and everything is running smoothly there is only one or two problems I have come across (on my Machine). This problem is as far as I can tell in relation to the ...
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Nautilus missing menubar in 12.10

I installed gnome-shell right away, and then i noticed that Nautilus main menubar (File, Edit and such menus) is missing. It does not appear inside the File Manager window nor on the "global menubar". ...
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Only show a menu under Unity

We want our app Nitro to be more native on Ubuntu. We're going to do this by adding Unity quicklist support & appmenu support. Is it possible for the app to only utilize the app menu? If the user ...
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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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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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What desktop environments feature a searchable “Start” menu/launcher?

Aside from Unity, KDE and Cinnamon, which of the many desktop environments support incremental search among the start menu items, including not just applications, but recent documents? That is, which ...
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How can I disable Chrome/ium's Wrench menu?

Chromium now supports Unity menu bar integration. Because I can use the menu by moving my mouse to the panel, I have no need for the wrench menu. Is there a way to disable it?
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NetBeans is sluggish/unresponsive

On my 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 on an Intel Core i3 processor which has 16Gb RAM and a M4 SSD, NetBeans is very sluggish as well as the known problem where NetBeans does not use Ubuntu 12.04's global menu. ...
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How to fix font rendering (no anti-aliasing) in Unity global menu and search?

Since I've upgraded my system to Ubuntu 11.10, Unity's global menu and search are having font rendering problems (no anti-aliasing, bad font sizes). No problem in sub-menus. The font rendering ...
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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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Why superuser don't have global menu integration? [closed]

In Unity, when running an application as a superuser, the menu is in the old-style. It's not integrated in the global menu. Why?
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How do I enable global menu for Qt applications?

Is there a way to enable the global menu for Qt applications on Unity? By default they do not use it.
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How to enable app menu in vlc?

Call it a minor annoiance, but I'd really like if vlc used the app menu instead of displaying it in the main window. Is there a way to correct this behavior? I don't really know if this would ...
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Can I have Global Menu within the Gnome Fallback Session?

My Default Unity session is too heavy to my laptop now (4 years old machine) and it's constantly hanging. I installed the fallback session to get more responsiveness of the whole system, but now i ...
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Mutter: Global menu integration

Is it possible to have Mutter merge the title bar of maximized windows and the panel, like happens with Compiz and Metacity? I want to try to replace Metacity with Mutter in Unity 2D, and so far it ...
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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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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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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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How to remove the menu in the top panel?

The old menu of Archive, Edit etc. is behind the gnome-shell panel and it's very annoying. How do I remove this menu in the top panel? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 by the way. Here is the problem. I ...
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HUD won't work on 12.04 [duplicate]

I upgraded to 12.04 right after it was released, and once it installed, I was eager to try the new features. After fiddling around with most of them, I forgot to try the brand new HUD. I tapped the ...