Questions about interface menus, placement and addition of them. Menus are a common user interface feature that allow users to interact with applications.

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Dual boot option menu

I installed Windows 7 and 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my PC and both worked very smoothly. Since I updated by ubuntu last month, the system starts directly to ubuntu OS. I can't see GRUB menu, which ...
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How do I install Unity global menu in a manual install of Firefox Developer Edition?

In Firefox Developer Edition, I'd like the title bar to change to the menu bar on hover. In about:config, the option "ui.use_unity_menubar" does not exist. I've done a manual install of Firefox ...
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Lost menu after installing classicmenu-indicator

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I have gotten rid of the dash on the side and am using an application menu on the top bar by using Gnome extensions. I want to get the old style menu that I can edit ...
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How do you edit toplevel items in Gnome Applications menu?

alacarte works fine for adding/editing items under the toplevel items but I don't see how to edit/remove the toplevel items themselves. For instance, the applications menu toplevel items are: ...
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How to add custom menu items to system menu?

I'm wanting to write a few shell scripts which I can run from clicking their respective items from the system menu (with the power options). I cant seem to find anything online about adding items to ...
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Fonts in menu disappear like in the image attached

Using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Lenovo laptop. After a few minutes after I started to work after a suspension I got this behavior. How can I fix this ?
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Ubuntu Studio menu audio, video production, graphics directory menu entry disappeared

Ubuntu Studio menu has broken - I must have installed something or made a change to the menu (I used the menu editor to add a launcher), and I lost the audio production, video production and graphics ...
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libre office 5.2 menu not integrated to ubuntu status bar on top

I have updated libre office through the ubuntu software centre to 5.2 on ubuntu xenial. The menu of libre office is not integrated to the ubuntu status bar on top. It is like I ma having office on ...
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Strange option in xfce4 menu

I've installed a java program from a government website. I uninstalled it again, but it left a menu icon in my main menu after uninstall. I tried to edit my menu by Menu Editor but got This ...
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bug @sound menu sound effect

On this menu After ticking the MUTE, we are unable to release the tick unless you click on the scroll bar volume line on the left. looks like a menu control bug that needs to register under user ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 sound menu - Unable to select 2.0 output in Asus Xonar DS

In "Analog Output" option, it's not possible to select 2.0 output for stereo speakers, only 4.0, 5.1 or 7.1. Now there is a new "Headphones" option for the same sound card in sound menu which provides ...
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How can I add “Browse Network” to the files menu in Ubuntu 16.04?

Would like to share files between 2 Ubuntu machines on the same local network but there is no Browse Network Option on the Ubuntu 16.04 files menu in the launcher.
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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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Register an application for lubuntu's “Run” dialog

I have built an application from source. Now I want to be able to start that application using lubuntu's Run dialog (the one opened via Alt-F2, Super+R or directly from the "start" menu). But the Run ...
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Problem with arrows to change values in any windows

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04, installed using Xubuntu-core with mini ISO. I'm having a peculiar problem with arrows that changes values in any windows. Whenever I click the arrow, the value doesn't ...
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Eclipse in Ubuntu - Project view navigation problem

I use Ubuntu for Java development and I have a problem with Eclipse it was frustrating me. In the Project Exploring view, I can't open the packages/folders with right arrow. On Windows I don't have ...
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Top menu and “start” menu gone

My top menu and left-hand side menus are gone, I have already tried: 1. reinstall nvidia drivers 2. play with confizconfig, 3. reset unity, none of those really work, similar to other threads, Guest ...
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What is the right-click menu?

Sorry if this is a basic question, but I am new to Ubuntu. I am receiving an error in the top bar saying, "An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or..." I don't know ...
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Removing global menu bar Ubuntu 16.04

I like that when I hover the cursor over the menu bar and the options appear. However, find it's annoying that all the menu bars are at the top of the desktop. I tried removing them with: sudo apt-...
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right upper menu disappeard

my right-upper menu (clock, battery status etc is gone) what can I do to get it back?
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No Devices menu

I installed a virtual machine with Ubuntu on my computer but it's impossible to add shared folders and I think that I can't see the devices menu to install guest additions. And here's the output of ...
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How can I sort Xfce's whisker menu list alphabetically?

I have xfce4-panel 4.12 and as you see in screenshot, the Whisker menu is not sorted. I didn't find any option for sorting the menu so the question is how can I sort it alphabetically ? I can only ...
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Application menus missing in Xubuntu

I'm very much used to having a menu (File / Edit / View / ...) menu at the top of the screen. But Xubuntu neither shows me a menu at the top of the individual window, nor one at the top of the screen. ...
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bluefish: quick bar not configurable and main menu invisible

Quickbar is not allowed to configure. Just appears "..." and if I click on right button nothing happens. So it's not allowed external filters/commands and outputs resources because main menu is ...
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How can I remove items from start menu on Ubuntu 14.04 Flashback?

I tried alacarte with no luck. I also tried: To remove the Dasher menu item from the Accessories submenu, edit /etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu, by adding the following before the finaltag in the ...
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Unable to connect to the internet, Network menu has disappeared

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Lenovo Think-pad laptop some months ago. Everything has been working fine until yesterday. Don't know whether something hasn't updated correctly. Very new to Ubuntu and ...
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unable to boot into windows 10 after ubuntu installation

i have windows 10 loader option in my boot menu but still if i select it the screen just goes blank for 2 seconds and returns to boot menu whereas if i select ubuntu it loads perfectly.... here is my ...
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How to restore system default settings in ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to restore the unity control center but there are always missing items even after I run: sudo apt install unity-control-center and sudo apt install ubuntu-desktop And this is what I ...
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Ubuntu on my tablet fails to boot

This is a challenge. I have a Dell Venue 5050 Pro tablet. I'm use to bios, so trying to get this on my system was fun being a uefi. It has a 64x processor, yet a 32bit uefi menu. I followed this page ...
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Menu items missing in Ubuntu Videos, Files, Transmission,

Menu items do not pop up in Videos (default app that plays videos) and Files and many other apps. This happened after reboot in 16.04 lts. When I hover with the mouse it just displays the minimize/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 spontaneously shutting down, showing power off menu for a second

Recently I have had problems with Ubuntu (14.04) spontaneously shutting down for no obvious reason. I use GNOME, and just before it happens it shows me the GNOME power off menu: It doesn't however ...
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Global menu bar is empty in Unity on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm running the new Ubuntu LTS (16.04) with Unity 7.4.0 (The default for 16.04). I've taken three screenshots. The first is the behavior I expect in Chromium. As you can see in this screenshot, I was ...
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Some programs fails to integrate with unity

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. Some programs not integrate with Unity menu: terminal, nautilus, Libreoffice, gimp. Some programs integrate: Krusader, Firefox, vlc. I have checked some system ...
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Menus disappeared after upgrade

I recently updated to Ubuntu 16.04. Since then, I've noticed that the menus (File, Edit, View etc.) have disappeared for some applications and not for others. Chrome for instance still has it's menus, ...
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Menu in LXPanel

I'm using latest version of LUbuntu with LXPanel 0.8.2. "Directory menu" in LXPanel is very useful feature, but it would be even more amazing, to improve functionality, by adding the ability to ...
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some menubars are missing on Ubuntu 16

I'm new to Ubuntu (using 16.04), I've used it for about three days. Today's issue is that the menu bars are missing from some applications: Nautilus, archive manager, Sublime Text 3 (when not run with ...
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Ubuntu task menu location [duplicate]

How can I change the location of the task bar in Ubuntu from the top of the screen to the bottom of the screen? Any help is appreciated.
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No wine menu after staging installation

My Ubuntu is 14.04LTS I've recently installed winehq-staging (I had winehq-devel before and I had Wine menu) and my Wine menu disappeared. I've tried alacarte, and my menu shows up there, even all ...
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How can I use the “Save as” option in Spyder?

I've recently switched from using Spyder in Windows to Ubuntu 14.04 to edit Python (.py) scripts. In Windows, one could choose File -> Save as, to save the .py file under any name. In Linux, however, ...
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Intermittent or no Main Menu bar in Libre Office 5 / Ubuntu 16.04

When I open Libre Office 5, open a document or other file, the Main Menu at the top of the screen ... in the black title / header displays intermittently. Is there a bug in this new release?
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tile docking line gone in aps 16.04

I updated form 15 to 16.04. I have not been about to get the top line of my apps to show up when I dock. The file, edit, etc. is missing. I have put sudo sevrice lightdm restart. It worked and ...
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Wired Connection Icon shown in Menu bar, although connected to a Wireless network

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my laptop. I connect to a "Wireless connection", provided by my hostel. It devices connected to the wireless connection have to access the web through a proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Eclipse Mars menu problem [duplicate]

My OS is Ubuntu 16.04. I downloaded Eclipse Version: Mars.2 Release (4.5.2) and I had a problem with the main menu not showing. I solved it by running Eclipse with UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0 and the menu is ...
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Application's menu missing from menu bar

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and found that menus for many applications do not show on the menu bar, as it is configured in 'Settings > Appearance'. For example: menus for Filezilla, Geary, ...
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How to fix the problem of drop-down menus being transparent and not readable in Kubuntu 15.10

The Problem: The task manager dropdown menus are all transparent and not readable at all. The same goes for all the dropdown menus of libre office. I have tried to change the desktop theme but the ...
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how to ensure all application's menu will be accessible (in any way) at any window manager?

In Unity 3D window manager, I use the global menu. When using another window manager, the application's menu are gone, there is no single way to access them, making most of them useless. Ex.: If ...
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Customizing Gnome to save screen space

After spending many years with Unity (since it's buggy beginnings) I am considering switching to Gnome. Gnome 3.20 looks nice, dash is much more responsive then in Unity... But, there is one thing ...
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Change start menu position in ubuntu

How can I change the start menu position from bottom of the screen to top of the screen on Cinnamon Ubuntu. I kept searching this and did not found any info regarding this issue.
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Where are located the translation files for isolinux menu entries

I need to change the boot menu for a custom iso used in my organisation. I can't find where are located the translation files for the menu entries For example on the following txt.cfg where can I ...
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Disable menu shortcuts

I'm using Eclipse on Ubuntu with Emacs keybindings and whenever I type Alt-F the File menu appears, but I want the cursor to move forward one word. I know in programs like Terminal I can disable menu ...