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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VLC will not display top left menu, video or window

I am new to ubuntu and I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I have also just installed VLC about half an hour ago. It plays music and video files, and I get the traffic cone icon in the ...
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Is there a way to add BleachBit shred to right-click menu?

BleachBit lets you shred either folders or files if you use the menu from within the program but is it possible to add this option to the menu when you right click on a file or folder that you may ...
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Menu in title bar for all users

How may I apply the setting to all users on a given system?
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Edubuntu Menu Editor - Profile Manager Problem

I have just loaded Edubuntu 14.04.1 on three PCs that I'm setting up for a new school. Thanks to another post I was able to get the Edubuntu Menu Editor - Profile Manager loaded and running. ...
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Gnome 3.12 logout button gone from menu

Logout entry from gnome menu has disappeared all of a sudden. How can I get it back? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit wit Gnome 3.12
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How do I enlarge the menu bottons?

I want the menu buttons (close, minimise, and restore/maximise) to be bigger so that they're more visible and the clickable area is bigger too. If that includes increasing the size of the entire menu ...
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jerks and involuntary scrolling windows and menus

new update to 14.04 from new install of 12.04... Debian partition continues to work properly. On various programs, if there's a window large enough to scroll -- or a menu or slider I've focused on ...
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How to remove an icon from the menu bar without uninstalls?

I know, one can uninstall or blacklist a particular app or service so that it doesn't show up on the top menu bar, but is there a way you can voluntarily, and safely (without any Terminal bashing or ...
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Ubuntu login history?

Multiple users have logged into my 14.04 desktop system. When I want to logout or lock my screen, the drop down menu shows a long list of many of the users who have logged in. I would really like to ...
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Execute single program on boot, no menus [duplicate]

I'm trying to something like a kiosk. So, I'm creating a custom install of Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 using Ubuntu-Builder, and I'm simply trying to have a program start up right on boot. I do not want the ...
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Dark menu item on dark menu background

I recently decided to go back to Ubuntu's default "Ambiance" theme in Unity, but doing so resulted in dark text on dark menus (like the one in the attachment), which I find hard to read! This only ...
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menubar not showing with KDE 4.13.2/Ubuntu 14.04

The menu bar is not showing on any applications besides KDE applications. Anyone know how to get it to show?
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How to adjust top menu bar size?

I accidentally clicked something that enlarged the top menu bar. I have no idea how I did this but just want to change it back. Picture included below:
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Locally integrated menus (menus in title bars) only working selectively [closed]

I upgraded to 14.04 and enabled locally integrated menus. However, they seem to work on a randomly selective basis. I've tried a few applications out - Firefox and LibreOffice work, but Terminal and ...
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Firefox problem with dark themes: auto-complete items are illegible

It seems something changed in Firefox since the version 30 which makes auto-complete items illegible on dark themes with dark menus. There's no difference whether on Ambiance or Numix, for example. ...
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How to get rid of multiple duplicate menus in Firefox bookmarks library?

In my Firefox bookmarks in Ubuntu 14.04, every single folder in my library is duplicated, and I can't delete these duplicates. The duplicates are also linked, so if I change one, it changes the other. ...
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Xubuntu - open whisker with Super button issue

I set the Super button to open whisker menu. But, for example when I press Super + F it also opens. How can I fix this problem?
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Disable annoying global menu shortcuts

I would like to disable Alt+[key] from triggering the global menu categorie on Ubuntu 14.04 (for example the Alt+h combination triggers the help menu). I have unactivated numbers of unity features ...
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How to refresh launcher icon application menu in ubuntu 12.04?

After modifying a desktop file in /usr/share/applications, I need to refresh the launcher icon application menu so that my modification shows up. For the sake of clarity, the menu that should get ...
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Sometimes maximized windows have blank menu

I have Ubuntu 14.04. For some programs when the window is maximized the top bar does not have anything in it on the left side. This becomes an issue because it is also not controlling the window. ...
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Icon groups in Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to put some icons into groups in the Xubuntu 14.04 menu. I can do this no problem for applications I have installed myself (like Wine applications) but I seem to be unable to do so for ...
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I just down loaded Opera browser why is it no longer pinned to my menu the next day?

I just down loaded Opera browser yesterday. It worked all day but then today there is no longer a icon pinned to the menu? Where did it go? How can I get it back?
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Removal of the Lock/Switch Account menu in gnome desktop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

We are looking for a way to remove the list of previously logged on users from the shutdown menu in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running Gnome Classic Desktop. We have lots of computers in a lab environment where ...
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Changing text of system menus

How would that be possible? Like changing text on "Log in" button to something like "vafeles" or changing control panel options to something obscure like "laikaverķis"?
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Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats sub-menu is not visible on Skype AppIndicator

Each time I move my mouse point to Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats on Skype AppIndicator, it did not appear any sub-menu. I just see a dim patch in there. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3 I ...
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How can I make the power button menu appear immediately?

Since the Ubuntu Unity 14.04 release, when pressing the power button - the menu for shutting the computer down/logging out/... will only show if you keep pressing the button for about a second at ...
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Command menu in aptana studio 3 is not working in ubuntu 14.04

The command menu of Aptana Studio 3 is not showing in a Ubuntu 14.04. Other menu items are working fine. Can anybody suggest a solution for this issue?
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After upgrading to gnome 3 right click brings up no context menu

After I upgraded to gnome 3 on Ubuntu 14.04, right clicking on the desktop does not bring up context menus, but context menus show up in applications. I followed these commands to upgrade: sudo ...
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Can you Install Ubuntu From a USB on a Windows 8.1 Computer

I'm Having some problems installing Ubuntu on my Samsung Windows 8.1 computer. When I go into my BIOS setup menu, it doesn't have an option to boot from my USB. I am trying to download everything and ...
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How to open application instead of context menu in gnome notification area?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 and GNOME (gnome-session 3.9.90). When i clicking on icon in the notification area, I see a context menu, not the window of application (early my Skype and Dropbox opens a ...
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After adding .desktop file, the menu option does not start the application

I'm using Lubuntu, and have added the text file myapp.desktop to /usr/share/applications. I want the file to start an application, but instead it only launches the LXTerminal. Here is the ...
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Remove “restart” option from menu

When I click the gear icon to open the system menu on my PC, these options are presented: Suspend Restart... Shutdown... The restart options seems redundant, because it literally does the same ...
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Pressing the powerbutton does not do anything in Ubuntu (no menu)

When pressing the powerbutton in Xubuntu 14.04 a menu prompt would show and allow me to logout/shutdown/... etc. Now that I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 this is not the case anymore. How can I ...
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Restore main menu items in Lubuntu

Can someone post here /home/your_user/.config/menus/lxde-application.menu file? I've got it rewritten and now my menu is broken. Or if someone know how to restore main menu applet - feel free to ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon menu is too tall for my netbooks screen

I decided I wanted to try out ubuntu cinnamon on my acer aspire one d257, but the start menu is too tall for the 1024x600 display. Please help me, I do not need cinnamon to work but it would be a nice ...
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Unity Launch Button Changes Color in 14.04- Why?

I just noticed for the first time that the Ubuntu's "Start Button" equivalent can be different colors. Yesterday I had to take a screenshot to debug something, and the button was blue. But today it's ...
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How to get rid of grub menu after boot?

Here is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true ...
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Bookmark in main menu bar?

Ubuntu 12.04 I somehow wound up with a bookmark for a web page on my main menu bar (the one at the top of the desktop with "Applications" and "Places") How can I delete it, or add other bookmarks? ...
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Edit menu permission issue

i'm an Lubuntu user, but i suppose it concerns everyone. For menu editing there are 3 GUIs: lxmed, menulibre, alacarte. great! Still the ISSUE is that if i start as administrator, for example: ...
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Can I add custom options to text selection right click menu in gnome?

Nautilus-actions is great for adding items to file right click menu, but can I add items to the right click menu of a text selection anywhere in gnome? for example I'd like to be able to right click ...
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How do I open the preferences dialog in empathy under Ubuntu 14.04?

I run empathy (version 3.8.6) under Gnome Shell (Gnome 3.10 environment) in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open it, I get the contact page but no menu is shown. I want to open the preferences dialog but I don't ...
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Unable to get a widget name by Gtk.Buildable.get_name(obj)

I'd like to show and hide some windows and logging their names. But i'm unable to do it, so i printed some interesting facts: print Gtk.Buildable.get_name(menuitem) print menuitem.get_toplevel() ...
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RabbitCVS no context menus in Nautilus [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed RabbitVCS via the synaptic package manager (rabbitvcs-cli, rabbitvcs-gedit and rabbitvcs-nautilus). The nautilus file manager is showing icons on the ...
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Is it possible to change the click behavior on the launchers? Left click on a launcher opens the right click menu

My launcher consists of a few icons, with about 5 applications in the right click menu of each icon. If possible, I'd like to change the behavior of clicking on these icons. Instead of right ...
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Sound icon missing from top menu

The sound icon from the top menu bar is missing. It does however appear on the login screen and the guest account. I can still adjust my volume using keyboard keys but I liked the sound icon because ...
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if indicator-appmenu is removed in 14.04 to restore normal menu bars, gnome app menus loose separators

If indicator-appmenu is removed in 14.04 to restore normal menu bars, gnome app menus loose separators. How can you get them back?
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Full Transparent (glass type) menu for ubuntu 14.04

Is it possible to have menus like this concept design in ubuntu 14.04? with static blur like dash,launcher?
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Remmina or other RDP Client with shorcuts in the menu bar - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Remmina in Ubuntu 14.04 and I have A LOT of RDP Connections to Windows Servers. I wanted to know if there's any way to have a list of the RDP Connections in the menu bar for quick access. ...
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Dropdown menu is showing less items , when I right-click on the desktop

How would I add an office application on a drop-down menu (from right-click)? When I right-click inside folders and on desktop it shows only a couple items, I want a Windows-like drop-down menu. ...
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uefi dual booting windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04

I have raid 0 set up I have windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04 I can boot to both just fine but I have to do it in the uefi bios . I would like to have in a boot menu in grub is that possible? I have ...