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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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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Ubuntu 16. Programs don't have menu line on screen. Imposible to configure etc

Programs like Files, Anjuta, Code::Blocks etc DO NOT show the menu line above the screen. Many actions imposible to do.
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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 ...
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How to add an own shortcut to a command to the Cinnamon menu?

My question is just like this one, except that I need to add a Cinnamon menu item for a single user only. It should be done as a part of the installation process (for an application installed ...
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Making window controls/menu appear permanently

I use Ubuntu 15.10 and I Wrote a few things on Google such as "disable hover window controls ubuntu" or "make window controls appear permanent" etc but didn't find something that seems relevant. ...
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Is there an alternative to the Whisker menu for XFCE?

I really don't like the Whisker menu, I can't uninstall programs from it, customize it (Change the colour, make categories, change the name of a program, or the icon of a program), and worst of all ...
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Launcher and menu bar has dissapeared on ubuntu 14.04.2

Suddenly one day after booting i found both Launcher and Window Menu bar not showing up and neither Terminal shows with Cont+Alt+T command. Every thing is fine however when i boot in Guest Mode and ...
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Libreoffice fails to integrate with unity

I've just upgraded Libreoffice from 5.0.4 to 5.1 and I've noticed that menus don't integrate anymore with Unity bar. Any hints on how to proceed? I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no ...
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How do I get the ubuntu logo back on the top menu?

So, I'm an ubuntu noob, and decided to play around a bit and installed the Macbuntu theme. I got fed up of it after a while and decided to do away with it but keep the things I like. What I can't ...
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Lock programs in menu bar

I'm currently running Ubuntu v. 14.04 and I was wondering if it is possible to lock programs to the menu bar like you can to the launcher. Ultimately I would like to have launcher icons in the upper ...
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Is there a config file for Cinnamon MENU. Need template

What I can do: a) I can find the .desktop files in /usr/share/applications. b) in the Cinnamon desktop, I can right-click menu button > configure > Open the menu editor. This latter mechanism (menu ...
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jetbrains editors

The main menu of Intellij IDEA, where the file and other options are, does not appear in the Ubuntu black bar at the top of the screen. All of my other aplications have main menues that appear there ...
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Lost Menu and Taskbar

Inadvertently clicked something that removed menu and taskbar in 15.10. None of the solutions that I can find are for recent formats and none, so far have worked. I can get into terminal by right ...
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Help me with Boot USB menu

I had windows 8.1 in my system, then i made a clean install of ubuntu 14. I installed this ubuntu 14 from USB. Now I am interested in installing ubuntu mate 15 (using UNebootin). BUT I find no USB ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Cinnamon DE menu not functioning properly

Welcome fellow Ubuntu enthusiasts. I have a rather simple yet equally irritating problem with both of my laptops running Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon 2.6.13 desktop environment. On most menu items ...
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Unity menu bar into title bar integration stopped working for gnome-terminal

Today when I started gnome-terminal, the menu bar was not integrated into the title bar as usually. Only the Terminal menu point is correctly integrated, all others show up in a separate menu bar. ...