Questions about context sensitive menus; its manipulation and improvisation as per user's need.

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Is there any tool for creating custom right-click-menu entries, that run Python scripts?

I would like to be able to go anywhere (google chrome, sublime text editor, etc), then highlight + right click on some text, then click a custom right-click-menu button which will run a python script ...
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Context menu's 'Copy' is delayed in Firefox

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox 38.0 Sometimes when I select text, right-click, and select 'Copy', the action causes the menu to hang for 5-8 seconds before it's completed. What's going on? I ...
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Missing new file in Ubuntu 15.04

My question is pretty much the same like this one: The New file operation is missing in context menu. How can I fix it? The only difference is that I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. The accepted answer ...
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Single click on altgr or right control as context menu

I've got new laptop, but I am dealing with one problem. There is no context menu button. I use alt-gr or right control often, but I was thinking, I alwas use it with another key, so basically single ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, how does one enable 'p' shortcut key for the (terminal) context menu?

Because CTRL + V doesn't work in the terminal, I got used to MENU + P combination. Now with Ubuntu 15.04, this doesn't work anymore (by default anyway). How do I re-enable this functionality?
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Changing the right click action in Ubuntu 12.04

Currently when I am trying on any window in status bar with right click, they are getting closed. If I want to have context menu(like in windows) or some other action on right click, can I do it. ...
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Run script in Terminal via context menu (Open with Terminal)?

this question is simple about "Open/Run in Terminal".... Looks Ubunutu doesn't support bash/shell-scripts the way we know from KDE and any other OS: I tried the obvious: Right click in file ...
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Different context menus on desktop in two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations

I have two Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installations one on Dell XPS L502X and the other on Dell Latitude E5440. Although not exactly the same packages and themes are installed on both of the computers ...
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How can a Nautilus script be run for an empty directory?

I have a Nautilus script that can create multiple directories at once using mkdir with the option -p. The script is effectively the following: directoryStructure="$(zenity --title "make directory ...
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Context menu icons in Nautilus 3.10.1?

Not having context menu icons in Nautilus 3.10 makes it a bit more difficult to identify and remember the position of options. How to enable them?
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Indicators, menus and menu bars displaying white?. Screenshots issue?

I've just made a upgrade (partial upgrade to be honest) to Ubuntu 14.10, from 14.04. When restarting the computer I find what is displayed on the image, I tried to update my computer to see if that ...
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Add an item in the “move to” contextual menu

I am trying to add an item when I right click on a file or folder. I want to add "moved to shred" under "Move To" I do not want to delete the file or move it to trash. I have a folder where I put all ...
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How can I group applications in one launcher icon? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a kind of folder in the launcher that if your mouse is on top of it a menu will appear so I can bundle my programs in groups. For example, I want to group my creative ...
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Edit application shortcuts in “Open With” context menu [duplicate]

I want to edit the application shortcuts that appear on gnome3 context-menu when I right click over a file. For all my text files, I have a certain application that appears under "Open with" and I ...
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Shortcuts on my desktop? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have 14.04 release, and I wanted to add a shortcut of /var/www to my desktop, since I want to do some PHP development. I went to /var/www to make a link, but my right-click menu ...
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Create a context menu item: Take Ownership of files/folders

I want this command: sudo chown $USER -R ./ To appear in my Nautilus context menu, so that I can quickly take ownership of files. Is this possible, since this is a sudo command? If so, how?
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How to disable or reorder gnome-terminal right-click context menu?

I'm using Gnome Terminal 3.6.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. On my trackpad I'm frequently accidentally opening a new terminal (even though I've disabled tap-to-click), I think the prominent placement of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 `open with` missing on folders

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and I don't see open with in the nautilus context menu on the folders. It used to be in 12.04 and I used it for playing music in folders using VLC. How do I get ...
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How to edit the context menus of Nautilus File Manager?

I need to change the menu items present in the Nautilus File Manager. I am open to getting my hands dirty in pyhton or anything else for that matter. I would like add or remove menu items from the ...
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how to call python script from Explorer right click

I have written a tool in python which i want to be able to launch from the right click of the folder in the File and folder explorer... and I want to pass the folder i right click as argument to the ...
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Remove option from “open with…” menu item?

I'm using 13.10. I want to remove LibreOffice Writer from my "open with..." menu for html, xml and tex documents, because I almost never use writer (except when someone sends my a word document) and I ...
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Blueman causes nautilus-sendto to crash! [closed]

After installing blueman, the "Send to" option in nautilus doesn't work anymore, Nothing happens when you click on it. output of nautilus-sendto random file : Init pidgin plugin Init evolution ...
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13.10: Ubuntu One has no contextual menu item or icons on folders

Since installing 13.10 on my computer, my folders syncing with Ubuntu One do not have any icons on them (tick, arrows etc) to signify the state of the folder. Also, upon right-clicking, there is no ...
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Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu

Mac OS X has had for ages a feature that's been keeping me from trying or moving to other platforms: its built in Dictionary.app with American & British dictionaries as well as thesauri, plus ...
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13.04 no context menu after rabbitvcs install

I was using rabbit in 12.04 LTS and then upgraded to 13.04 while rabbit menu was gone. So I went to the install page and followed the instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa sudo ...
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How to remove unused application from the menu but not completely uninstall it on 12.04 LTS

What I wanna do is not to uninstall certain apps but to completely hide it. For example I'm using VLC I didn't want to uninstall the default Movie Player, but I didn't want to have it run my videos ...
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How to open folder as a playlist in Audacious from context menu

In older Ubuntu versions I could right-click on a folder and I would have the option to open it with Audacious. I can't in 13.04. P.S.: I don't know what thunar is.
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How to remove duplicate element from context menu?

When I right click on a folder - I see double element "file" - open in Nautilus (installed on my Lubuntu).
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Missing applications in “Open With… Aplications” menu

After installing certain applications I can't get them to show up under Open With from the right-click context menu when I right click on a file.If I click on the Other Application... from the context ...
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How can I open a folder in a new window?

It appears that Nautilus no longer provides an Open in New Window option in its right-click context menus: What procedure should I now use instead when I want to open a folder in a new window?
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Change LXDE desktop context menu

I am currently running on LXDE, and I'm curious as to whether there is a way to change the context menu when right clicking the desktop. I'd like to replace Xterm with LXTerminal. Is there a config ...
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Uninstall with KDE menu

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04. After I installed Xfce 4 on my system with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.10 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop Now I am able to ...
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How to rename an application so as to affect alphabetical order of right-click “open with” applications list?

I've recently switched my default pdf viewer from acroread to qpdfview; for (serious, duplex-multipage) printing, though, I still prefer Evince (to both acroread and qpdfview). To quickly open a pdf ...
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add context menues to nautilus for comparing directories with meld

I'm pretty used to winmerg when working on windows, and it has a really nice feature. It adds an option to the explorer context menu that says 'compare to...' the first time you use it, and then it ...
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Possible to customize Terminal context (right-click) menu?

I am making the transition to Ubuntu 10.0.04 from years of Windows. It would help if the terminal could have the right-click context menu display the copy command first in the command list, instead of ...
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How to add option to make a file executable in PCManFM's context menu?

Nautilus and Thunar have a such context menu option under Properties/Permissions, but not PCManFM, Lubuntu's default file and desktop manager (at least not yet in the present v. 1.1.). But under ...
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How do I add a custom context menu for 'git gui' in Nautilus?

What I want to achieve is to get a "Git GUI here" item in the context menu of Nautilus (file manager). It should this easy job I would do in a terminal: cd "path/to/current/folder" git gui # <-- ...
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Git gui here script

I want to open git gui in any folder using context menu. It something like cd <path to folder> git gui in terminal. How to add this functionality into context menu?
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How can I eliminate wine application options from Thunar's context menu?

I have Xfce and in Thunar file association are changing randomly, to wine applications like jpeg and png to Internet Explorer and mp3 to Windows Media Player. I change it back to gpicview and Totem ...
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How do I customize the context menu in Nautilus?

From time to time I come up with ideas of actions I'd like to have available in the context menu of Nautilus. How do I add them there? Is there something like a Thunar UCA plugin for Nautilus?