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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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How to add “Scan with COMODO Antivirus” to right-click drop down menu?

I just have installed COMODO antivirus on my netbook in order to be sure that I don't share viruses with my Windows friends. Although I like it and gives me the opportunity to run personalized scans, ...
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How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu?

How to change the header title and help message in GRUB menu? knowing that my Grub version is 1.99-21ubuntu3 I'm using Ubuntu 12.04
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Missing custom icons on my Python menu

In experimenting with building a small python gtk menu program I included ImageMenuItem widgets using custom icons that reside in a folder/package under the folder where my program resides. I used ...
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545 views

Gnome 3 classic on Ubuntu 12.04: how to get application shortcuts

Since several weeks I left Unity for what it was, installed Gnome 3, and have been using the classic option. Back in the days of Gnome2 I had a bunch of shortcuts in the top menu bar, for all the apps ...
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Is there a command to force Unity to reload menu data?

Not all the time but intermittently Unity will drop the menu from the HUD. Most often this is with GIMP but it has happened to other programs too. The menu choices are there but the content of the ...
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Can't seem to get a live pen to boot on my laptop

Specs: 989,5 MB ram Intel atom CPU N2600 @ 1.60GHz x 4 Mesa X11 32 bit flavor 312.2 GB Laptop's outside is carbon fiber. Tried putting a live usb pen with fedora in it,but doesn't seem to show the ...
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How to get Openbox as kde's window manager

I successfully installed Openbox on my laptop running Kubuntu 12.04 but when I login using the kde/openbox session, the desktop icons of kde, show me an "open with ?" pop up, while the kmenu is almost ...
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How can I restore the administration menu?

I do not know how I did it but I am now missing my administration menu. I am using 12.04 (but with all upgrades) and GNOME FALL-BACK. Could anyone direct me on how to restore it? I have tried adding ...
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Menus on global menu bar not showing, but are selected

This seems to be a strange problem. Please refer to the attached screenshots. In the menu where I have clicked on Glipper, the menu is hidden behind the window. Only way to see the menu is to minimize ...
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Disable “folding” of gnome-panel pop-up menus

Gnome keeps "folding" the pop-up menus of the notification area icons in the gnome-panel, even though there is enough space to fully expand the menus like this: How can I disable that?
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Change Right-click menu background color

I'm using a modified Ambience theme (found in the Ambience-colors package, here: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/download-ambiance-and-radiance-themes.html ) and the right-click menus of the Ambiance ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 netbook stops at boot with purple screen when shutted down. After restart it works

My Asus EEE PC 1215B used to work like a charm since installation. But now there is a problem while booting. When I restart the computer it boots flawlessly but when I use shutdown for couple of hours ...
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Why do some things always show up in the HUD when using other applications, but not others

I have noticed that some menu items always show up in the HUD regardless of which application is focused (e.g. Messages > Chat), but others only show up when the application is focused (e.g. Chat > ...
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How can I use classic menu in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and it's with Gnome 3 and does not have classic menu like 10.04. Is there any way to have classic menu ...
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How can I get Unity to show the menu icons in Inkscape?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I have enabled icons in menus. Everything works fine except Inkscape that shows a lot of "missing" icons. What is wrong and how can I fix it?
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How can I Organize Games?

I am running 12.04 and am wondering if there is a way to organize games so that when I click on my "games" folder in the menu bar, all of my games will be in there.
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Installation after boot shows no display

I just booted 12.04 for installation from USB-stick. But there is a problem with the display. After boot I see a rectangle on the lower left corner of the screen, after a while I see "Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How do I close entries in my alt-tab menu?

That's right, I want to close a bunch of stuff using my alt-tab window, quickly. Let's say I have a bunch of windows open in an image editing program, for example: I'd like to have a hotkey (e.g., ...
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How is it possible to install MintMenu in Ubuntu 12.04?

I know that there were some PPA's for older Ubuntu versions (11.04 and previous ones),when Gnome 2 was the default desktop environment. Now, I have installed the MATE D.E. on Ubuntu 12.04, but it does ...
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Is this PPA safe and will it work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are “PPA's” safe to add to my system, and what are some “red flags” to watch out for? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anton0/unity sudo apt-get ...
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battery icon / power indicator not shown in menu bar after upgrade to 12.04

Since the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the battery icon / power indicator is not shown any more in the menu bar. I went to 'system settings'-->'power' and tried to set 'show battery status in menu ...
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Can't find Ubuntu 12.04 on boot menu

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows XP on my netbook via a usb (since it doesn't have a DVD/CD drive). At the end of the installation, I got an error saying the bootloader couldn't be ...
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Why does it take so long to start gvim?

When I start gvim: $ date; /usr/bin/gvim; date Tue May 29 10:45:45 CST 2012 ** (gvim:6030): WARNING **: Unable to create Ubuntu Menu Proxy: Timeout was reached Tue May 29 10:46:11 CST 2012 To stop ...
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Menus not working in Nautilus

In 12.04, after fresh start of Ubuntu OS, the bookmarks in Nautilus works fine. But after a while, for some unknown reason, clicking any bookmarked directory doesn't take me to the bookmarked ...
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Why is my top menu missing and how can I fix it?

Today I rebooted my system and for some reason the menu at the top is blank... no global menu, no time, no date, no nothing... Do you have any idea how this can be rectified?
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How do I get a Mac-like Gnome panel/menu bar (which changes accordingly to the active window).

So in Firefox, I would have the top panel change to File Edit View ... etc and in Photoshop it would be File Edit Image Select ... etc. On top of that, this function would make those menu bars in ...
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How Can I Get Transparent Right Click Menus Back in Ubuntu 12.04?

Before upgrading to 12.04, I was running 11.10. I had a Compiz setting enabled via Ubuntu Tweak. That setting was 'Enable Transparent Menus'. This option allowed all 'right click menus' to be ...
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I cannot revert completely to gnome-classic menus in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reinstate System Menu after reverting to Gnome Classic? After installing the packages to be able to login to the gnome-classic desktop I only have the menus: ...
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Network icon dropdown menu missing some items

There should be more staff in the dropdown menu. Sometimes a restart will solve the problem. I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04.
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Ubuntu 12.04 Menu Bar overlap

I have dual monitors for my development machine. I usually have my terminal open fullscreen in my secondary screen as my IDE(vim) and when I click on my primary screen I get this super ugly menu ...
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how can I set the threshold cursor velocity for passing through the Ubuntu menu bar?

I am running with dual monitors (left and right) via ATI Catalyst Display Manager, not Xinerama. Both monitors have a vertical Ubuntu menu bar on the left. I probably do not need each monitor to ...
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What is the status of locally integrated menus for 12.04?

How can I know the current development status of LIM (locally integrated menus). Can I install LIM in Precise Beta 2?. Thanks.