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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Menu configuration for Parental Control

I recently bought a PC for my daughter with Linux Mint Cinnamon. To prevent her from using all the programs, and stick with the one I chose (games, education, etc.), I entered to her account and ...
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Alt-tab doesn't work when Libreoffice's drop-down menu is pop

In LibreOffice or any other GTK applications like Nemo, a file manager, When I click any main menu (a drop-down menu), I am not able to move my focus on any other applications by using Alt+Tab key ...
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Every click on a dropdown menu lets it crash

I have a problem with my dropdown menus in Ubuntu 14.10. Every time I click on a dropdown menu it won't open and the program crashes. This happens in the software-center, the system settings, just ...
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Main menu icons missing in unity desktop

I would like to know if I can enable icons for GIMP's menu. If I can I'd like to know how can I do it. I can see the icons using right click but I can't see them on the top menu bar. Here is the ...
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What are the icons on the top bar called?

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...
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How to edit right-click menu on xfce desktop

I've been over several resources looking for information on the right-click menu displayed on my xfce desktop, but can't find it. Any suggestions? I'd like to modify a couple of things there but ...
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muon discover does not have a search bar or menu bar - Kubuntu 10.04

I just installed Kubuntu to dual boot alongside Windows 7. When I open Muon Discover, there is no way to search for packages, add sources, or anything of that nature. Is this a common problem? I ...
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The icons from the Whisker menu are all gone

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 with kernel 13.3.0-39, and all the icons from the main menu and from the whisker menu are gone after a bad move. The icons from the applications menu in Cairo-dock are ...
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Alphabetize menu items in K submenus

How can I alphabetize the items in a submenu of the K menu in Kubuntu (14.10)? The actions in the "Edit Applications" menu that you get by right-clicking don't include Sort.
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what is this panel indicator/menu bar icon?

Had this panel indicator pop up on my menu bar...anyone know what it is? The icon is a Satellite dish with a computer monitor. I've been looking around online but haven't found any info. My computer ...
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Left and Top menu disappear after wake up

My Left and Top menu disappear after wake up. my Laptops is IBM x41. Is the reason that the laptops is too old? the ubuntu version is 14.04
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Unity Tweak Tool - Windows Control - Show menu button does not work

I am trying to move the menu out of the window's title bar and the "Show menu button" does not seems to do anything - and the whole Layout section. Other controls, like fonts, work. Any workarounds? I ...
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How to add Windows 7 to grub menu

I have netbook with Windows 7 on the first partition (no 100 mb partition) and a second partition with Ubuntu 14.04 installed from pen drive. The boot manager grub I installed selecting the whole ...
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how to edit menu bar in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want to remove the mail icon from menu bar is it possible to do that?? I tried to find some solution but all was for the old version of Ubuntu. Thank you in advance. ,
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Is there a more elegant way blanking out a sub-menu in XFCE?

I am creating a login for my daughter under XFCE and I wanted to keep the all the top level folders/directories under application menu visible but to blank out the contents of those that would just ...
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Chromium Browser Tiny Right Click Menu

Whenever I right-click on my Chromium browser (any part of it), it always shows up as a tiny bar, or a blank bar (for some forms). Anyway to go around this? I'm on 16:9 display scale.
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Add to the Ubuntu Main Menu all the files of a folder recursively

I have been using Launchy both in Windows and Lubuntu. I also have found other alternatives here: Executor/Launchy alternative for linux? However, Ubuntu 14.04 comes with a menu which looks quite ...
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How to add items to a submenu on xubuntu 13.10

I know how to add items to a menu applications on xubuntu and create submenus! But I don't know how to create a submenu to show my home folder and its contents (subfolders and files),I want some ...
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Crashing when switching between aplication

When I have multiple instances of any application like file manager and I want to switch between them by clicking on the application the system crashes. The first time the system is stopping and ...
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What's the location of the hard-coded window buttons?

I am having a difficult time to get the window buttons (minimize, close) back to its right place : right (LTR principles in the western world!). I saw many topics here about this and I also tried them ...
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Installed lubuntu, worked great, however upon reboot menu items are now gone

So, I installed lubuntu, and was working great. However, when I logged out of it, everything that was in the menu was gone, and now it only contains "run" and "logout". Also, sometime after trying to ...
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How can I change out the LXDE panel/menu for a better one?

I changed out Unity for LXDE because this old desktop just couldn't handle the load well. The problem is that the menu is plain and somewhat difficult to work with. Is there a way to replace it with ...
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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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menu and button background color problem - gtk theme

I use Ubuntu 14.10, I don't have this problem in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, When I use GTK Theme the menu and button background not work good in all there. Sample: What is the problem? why this problem ...
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What's wrong with my window menu bar?

This is not a normal window menu. I have this problem with some other programs also. Not with all programs.
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome Shell 3 Missing icons in dropdown menus in Eclipse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome Shell 3. Icons don't appear in dropdown menus in Eclipse. I have just follow many tutorial and wiki to solve problem. Nothing I've tried works. Can anyone help me?
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Disabling the Adaptive Activation area in menus in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 and it seems to use some sort of Adaptive Activation area menu, i.e. it eliminates corner steering by default. This affects all applications I have tried (kickoff start ...
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How do I work menuLibre in Xubuntu 14.04 & 14.10?

The askUbuntu's suggested previous questions don't address my question(s). So, .... I haven't seen how to order menu items in Xubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 in/with menuLibre. I found instructions for ...
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How to fix graphical error and blurred edges in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am running Gnome shell 3.12.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Lately, after a few updates there seem to be some graphical errors, most notably a strange blur around dialogue boxes, menu options etc. I am guessing ...
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Ubuntu didn't install boot menu!

I installed Ubuntu on a netbook from a usb flash drive but after the restart there is no grub menu and just Windows starts. How to add the boot menu for ubuntu? The netbook doesn't have a cd but I can ...
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indicator-applet-appmenu missing menu items

Sometimes, when using any program, and the menu items are refreshed, indicator-applet-appmenu will lose some of the menu items, place items in the wrong menu, not label the menu, or all three. This ...
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14.04 Always show menu items

Is there any way to have the menu items on window menus always visible? I hate the whole hide and seek thing and have searched Google and here but I'm unable to find anything on how to make them stay ...
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Control browser youtube from sound menu

In 13.10 I was able to play and pause youtube playback from the sound menu - that was playing in a browser. Since I switched to 14.04 that feature is gone, instead the youtube button opens a separate ...
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Is there a way to replace Unity Dash with a classic style applications menu

Love this site, just joined because I finally figured out exactly how I want Ubuntu to behave and I haven't been able to find a way to do this. I know there are things like the classic menu ...
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edit applications menu xfce4.10 icon size menu size

Is it possible to make Icons larger in xfce 4.10? I've tried this and it appeared to do nothing. xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Gtk/IconSizes -s "panel-applications-menu=32,32"
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Small tabs and menu

I down loaded updates for 14.04 now all tabs and drop down menus have small type I can hardly read how do I get it back to normal
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all menu dissapeared after python uninstallation

I uninstalled Python3(in ubuntu 14.04) using:- sudo apt-get autoremove python3 After reboot, all menu were gone. Only the desktop icons are visible. The Launcher isn't working. Even Ctrl+Alt+T ...
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How do you fix menu-key spam?

My keyboard has a menu key button (pressing it causes a right-click menu to appear). I accidentally held this button for a while and now I have a lot of menus stacked on top of each other. I can ...
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Add a grub menu entry that boots into my current install but with a different runlevel

I am running the latest Kubuntu (14.10) and would like to add a grub2 menu entry that allows me to boot straight into a different runlevel? I would like to modify /etc/rc3.d or /etc/rc4.d to boot ...
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Drop down menus are too small

For some reason, the drop down menus are much smaller than they used to be, and I don't know what's causing it. I tried to take a screenshot, but they automatically close when I tried to so I can't. ...
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how to Change the destination link of Places Menu?

can anyone help me... I'm an ubuntu newbie.... just want to ask if how to change the destination folder of the links inside the Places menu... I dont know how to change it... in places menu when 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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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 ...