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

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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 'Open ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04: ' Open in Terminal' context menu on desktop opens it only in home directory

Since upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, the desktop 'Open in Terminal' context menu opens only in home directory. It's realy uncomfortable. Is there a way to make it open with prompt in desktop directory ? Is ...
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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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bring back the shadow of context menu

How do I bring back the shadow of context? There is not outline shadow around context menu in all software I use. (In some software this is very annoying to find difference between background and the ...
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gnome-panel context menu missing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome-Flashback (Compiz). I believe that I messed up gnome-panel when replacing Rhythmbox with Clementine. Now I cannot get context menu to add/remove/move launchers from ...
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Change translation in Nautilus

I would like ask you, where can I rewrite one translation in context menu of Nautilus, because in my language it is not correct translated. Thank you
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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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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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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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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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How can I stop the first option of my context menus from being selected immediately after opening the context menu?

Whenever I open a context menu, the first option of the context menu gets selected immediately. The following video illustrates this: https://vid.me/LF5S Obviously this makes the context menu ...
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MAC OSX like offline dictionary on Ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10

I have seen this Mac OS X-like built-in dictionary in Ubuntu question's answer but goldendict is no more compatible with 14.04. It's dependencies can't be resolved due to older version. MAC OSx has a ...
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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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How can you add something in the right click menu in nautilus so that it copies to a certain directory?

I'm trying to add a menu entry onto the right-click menu of nautilus so that it copies selected files from their current directory to another. Essentially I want it to run a program / command that is ...
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What Mime-Type for 'Open with ClamTK'

I share files with Windows and so even though I have switched to Linux (Lubuntu) as my primary OS, I would still like to run an anti-virus program. To that end, I downloaded ClamTK. The next step ...
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Some items in Chrome context menu not highlighted

When mousing over context menu items in Chrome, only some of them get highlighted. I can still click on all of them, though. Kubuntu 14.04 Chrome 49.0.2623.87 (64-bit) Intel GPU Dell Precision 5510 ...