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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Ubuntu task menu location

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. ...
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The startup menu has vanished from my Ubuntu desktop. Now I can't restore factory settings

Startup menu does not show - cannot restore factory settings or shut down without pressing the shut down button. Amongst other problems that have recently popped up out of nowhere, the menu in the ...
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Disabling the Adaptive Activation area in menus in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 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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File / Edit /View / etc in GNOME

In Unity, each window has a set of tools accessed thru drop-down menus. The headings are File, Edit, View, etc. They can be displayed either at the top of the window or in the global top panel. In ...
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Cinnamon Desktop - Clicking menu->shutdown presents no real button options?

When I click Menu then Shutdown (Quit) i get the following dialog: ______________________________ | Session x | ______________________________ | | | ...
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No menu in TeXstudio

I wonder why I don't see the menu on the top of the page (File Edit ... Help). I have just updated it from 2.9.4 to 2.10.2. Is there something I can do to make the menu appear? As a non computer ...
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The old “menu”?

I am attempting to setup a new install with a fully updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I recall in previous versions of Ubuntu there was a specific menu ability, which started off some type of symbol in the ...
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How to change menu item font size?

My Ubuntu 15.04 menu font is much smaller than that of the title bar. I want to make them the same size, and I have tried Ubuntu Tweak and Tweak Tools, but no matter what I change, the size of default ...
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Tree like menu ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to get the a "tree-menu" on Ubuntu like in windows (see printscreen)? I look for a solution where the user could chose any file as start point (for instance ...
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Ubuntu Server+OpenBox: How to get obmenu and other conf gui's pointed to the right place

The title pretty much sums it up. Install is Ubuntu server + Openbox. Most of the settings from conf files want debian locations. Anyone know where the pointer to these files are. Ex. obmenu ...
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menu is broken now for me

After the last update my unity menu works incorrectly. If I click on any shortcut icon when window of program is below this menu. Click seems to work on window. Not on Launcher menu with shortcuts. ...
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File menus gone missing

Since upgrading to: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.04 Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid* I'm no longer able to open file menu (Edit, View, Search etc) with keyboard shortcut ...
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Can I remove hide arrows in menus on task bar

It is good :-) full menu :-) It is bad :-( menu is cutting with arrows and another times is very bad Can I fix it? NOTE: I am a girl novice in Linux
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Is there a notification bar status/mitigator (similar to Wamp) for LAMP on Ubuntu?

I don't mind using the command line to mitigate the Apache/PHP/SQL stack. Curious though if there is some kinda notification area widget/plugin/script available that can do the same? For example, ...
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open files when clicked in search results

When I click the unity start button, and type a file name and click a file among results, I get options to open file, open folder and email folder. Is there a way to open files directly(without ...
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How to reduce font size of a particular application in ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I installed Gaussview in ubuntu 15.04. But the font size of the menu items are very big making the application cover the entire screen space This happens with many other applications which were not ...
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How do I properly install a python app that is not packaged (and without installer)

Every few months I encounter an app (java, python, etc) that I would like to install in Ubuntu, but it doesn't come as a linux package, nor is there any included installer. It's not often that this ...
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How do I get Windows to showup on my boot menu?

I'm sort of new to all this, and am not quite sure what I did. I somehow managed to delete the boot menu from my computer, so when it starts it automatically goes into Ubuntu. I got the boot menu ...
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How do I view Writer menu?

This is a beginner's question, since I have not used Ubuntu for 3 years. In a fresh, updated 15.04 installation, in Writer, when I open an existing document I get the usual toolbars, but no menu. ...
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How to enable file creation from nautilus right-click menu on Gnome?

I have got Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and Gnome 3.14, and I have noticed that unlike with Unity, Nautilus does not have the option to create different files with a right-click, just the ...
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How to Add Options to the Mouse Right Click Menu in Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to add some options like New Text Document,Refresh and also some Options to the Mouse Right Click Menu in Ubuntu 14.04. How to Add and Where to add, such options to that, using by ...
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Gnome menu slows my system

Every time I load the gnome menu or gnome or gnome dash as it is also known as on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit it slows my PC to a crawl and I'm having to power off and restart which is very frustrating, any ...
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Associate a wine program to right click

I've just installed Adobe Reader XI on ubuntu 14.04, but I can't have this program on right click. I used to some times ago, but I don't remember how to do that. I tried some .desktop file in ...
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LibreOffice menu items: missing icons and highlight

Some menu items are missing the icon, but instead a rough checkbox-like style icon is displayed. Menu items are not highlighted when mouse is over. The same for some contextual menus. This is ...