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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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 when I've clicked the right button nothing happens. Also It's not allowed external filters/commands and outputs resources because main menu ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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

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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Why aren't menus integrated in bar when running as super user?

When I open any window as root, menus aren't integrated in the menu bar or in the window's title bar. Why does this happen? Can I prevent this behavior?
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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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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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Cannot Get To Ubuntu 15.04 Boot Menu! [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system, and recently installed windows 10 technical preview, which has it's own boot menu. Now I can no longer boot to ubuntu 15.04 because, it used to show a purple menu with ...
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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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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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How to open directory in Guake from Nautilus

In Nautilus, I have upon right-clicking a directory, the option to open a Terminal with the prompt in the selected directory. I think this is very handy and I use it a lot. Now I would like to use ...
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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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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.
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How do I always show menu items in Unity?

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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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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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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is it possible to have an always visible menu bar for nautilus or restore the default full gear button menu, in 14.04

The general solution which involves uninstalling various appmenu packages does not work for nautilus, its menu bar is still missing. It does get a gear drop down menu button on the tool bar, but that ...
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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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How do I get “restart” option in the shutdown menu in Unity?

The dropdown menu I get when I click on the gear link in the top right corner only shows these options: Lock Computer Logout Suspend Hibernate Shutdown There is no "restart" or "reboot". How can ...
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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 enable icons in menus in Ubuntu 14.04

In previous Ububtu releases I could enable icons in menus via several tweak tools, or via the gnome config editor. All of these options have disappeared or have no effect in 14.04. Takes me 20 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time?

This issue came up recently for me (and I've been prompted to lodge it as a specific question about it): My system is not dual-boot, I run a standard Ubuntu desktop system "on the metal" (I think ...