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 to add dropbox to file selection dialog box

I use dropbox very often and I have it installed in both windows and ubuntu.In windows,a shortcut to the dropbox folder is added automatically to the left panel of file/folder selection dialog box. ...
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The file menu of Openshot is missing. What should I do?

The file menu (that would be used to export video etc.) is missing. It does not appear in the menu bar or the window title bar and it is not searchable using the HUD. The file menus appear to be fine ...
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Xubuntu Menu Disappears

Every other time I start my computer up, the xfce menu disappears. It looks like this: (top left hand corner) I have done sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm but it just goes to a black screen (forever). ...
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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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Menus Not Showing on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I recently installed the package ubuntu-restricted-extras from the software center and when I reboot, all menus are missing (the launcher on the left and the bar at the top of the screen are missing). ...
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From where are application icons for the LXDE menu loaded?

I would like to customize the LXDE menu to my liking, and I've been trying to so with Alacarte with some, minor success (but a few problems, e.g., see this question of mine). Namely I can seem to add ...
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Ensure popup / context menus appear on the same monitor as click that opened them

When I click the little gear / power icon at the top right of my left monitor, I see this (without blur -- that's just an artefact of me pressing PrintScreen and then having the menu try to dismiss ...
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How do I fix this main menu that shows generic application names?

I was playing around somewhere tweaking my Xubuntu main menu. All I can see now is the generic names for the installed applications, for example, Google Chrome and Firefox both are displayed as Web ...
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GRUB menu doesn't show up while booting up. I have installed Windows XP and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

It says 'Not optimum resolution. Recommended resolution: 1280x1024 60Hz' Although the GRUB menu doesn't show up, it seems that its working. Because when I press the down arrow key and then Enter, XP ...
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Restricting on-the-fly editing of grub2 menuentries

Is there a way to disable the e' to edit commands before booting option in the GRUB2 menu? I want all menuentries to be available to all users (so password restricting them is not an option) but ...
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External application UI menu access in Ubuntu

Slides - Guided images(Google+ uploaded) How do I trigger external application menus from my own application on Ubuntu(Linux) , Windows(xp, 7,8 ,10) , OS X, Android... The above link show 3 self ...
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Missing Wine Program Folder in Xubuntu 14.04-LTS

After installing Wine 1.6.2 from the Ubuntu Software Center the Program folder with the installed Windows programs is not shown in XFCE menu. Only the following enteries are shown: Deinstall Wine ...
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Menu and Title bars have disappeared

My menu and title bars have disappeared. All was well until I started my HP Probook 4520s this morning. I can get to settings by right-clicking on the desktop and all seems well. I have installed ...
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Window crashes on clicking any dropdown box

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, installed Gnome (GNOME Shell 3.12.2 ). But now every time I try to click on a menu in a window or any drop down, the whole window crashes. This problem is through out the ...
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Xubuntu, XFCE Customization

I've very recently installed Xubuntu and I wanted to inquire about a few things regarding customization: How do I get a panel I've created to stick be behind active windows at all times? Basically ...
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How to remove icons from KDE application dropdown menu items?

What is the configuration setting to not show icons next to menu dropdown items for KDE applications installed in Ubuntu? Gnome applications do not display an icon next to dropdown menu items. ...
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When the window menu is in the title bar, how can I set the focus click to not open a menu?

Ubuntu 15.04 x64 I use the setting: "Show the menu for a window: In the window's title bar" [Settings > Appearance > Behavior]. When a window is in the background, I only want to bring it to the ...
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How to Remove the bootloader and automativally start ubuntu 14.04

Currently I am using Ubuntu alongside Windows 7.I have decided to get rid of windows and gain some extra disk space.That's easy. But How am i Supposed to remove the Bootloader at startup and directly ...
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How do I get Ubuntu voices to turn off [duplicate]

Somehow suddenly Ubuntu is reading menu's to me - with a computer voice. How do I turn that off? thanks
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right click menus, dropdown menus have no shadows and borders

I installed kubuntu-desktop on existing unity installation but for some bugs disliked it and removed it. Now there is this problem, windows in unity have shadows and borders, but the right click and ...
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How to boot from my old ssd

i wanted to try ubuntu, and made a bootable Memory stick and the ubuntu installer and try ubuntu works just fine. But now ubuntu or something overrides my macs boot menu and I do not know how to get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Menu bar and Launcher Missing [duplicate]

As you may have gathered from the title of this question, my menu bar and launcher are missing from my account. It started when I tried to download unity (the mobile platform development tool) ...
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where is the firefox menu in ubuntu mate?

I recently installed ubuntu MATE 14.04.LTS as OS. most programs bring a menu "below"/underneath the window-"bar" (I am sorry about the unspecific vocabulary, i'm noob) - you know, the place where you ...
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How can I get menu items in a Qt Quick application?

I'm using Qt Creator 3.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 (the version installed when you install Ubuntu SDK - the two seem to be the same application). I'm running the default Unity 7 desktop. When I create a new ...
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Locally Integrated Menus - ALWAYS visible?

I'm reading that Ubuntu 15.04 will have Locally Integrated Menus: integrated directly in the title bar and not in the system's top bar. This means that users have faster access to the menus, and ...
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PDF viewer that lists open documents [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a document viewer that has a menu of some kind that shows all my open documents. I typically have anywhere between 5 and 20 PDFs open when I'm doing research, and ...
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New to Linux: troubleshooting help with Ubuntu 14.04 issues

I am new to Linux and I'm having several issues with my version of Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit. computer info: ASUS x200m touchscreen 11.6" original os: windows 8 current os: ubuntu 14.04lts 64-bit I ...
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Get VMWare to use integrated Ubuntu menu

In VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, the menu is shown below the title bar and looks rather out of place. Is there a way to get VMWare to integrate the menu the title bar, using the same sort of ...
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How do I remove duplicate programs in Classic menu indicator? [Ubuntu 14.04]

I have installed Cisco Packet Tracer Student 6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04. It works, but it has been shown for three times in the Classic MenuIndicator. You can check my situation by clicking the link to see ...
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“Always show menu items” option in 14.04 [duplicate]

A while back I read that the "always show menu items" option (included in 15.04) would be backported to the next point version of the LTS as well. Yesterday I upgraded to 14.04.2, but don't have this ...
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How to edit system menu (gear,top right) [duplicate]

How to edit system menu (gear,top right button) ubuntu 14.10 x64
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Make shell script default to run file extension

I'm trying to make the default application for .asm file extension to be a shell script that I made. Basically I have a .sh script that runs MIPS Mars and I want to make it the default application to ...
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How can I delete menus in Glade?

I'm writing a program using Quickly and I can't figure out how to delete menu bar entries.
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14.04 Unity accessing application menu with keyboard

I need to be able to access the applications menu using only the keyboard in unity as my mouse pointer has started to get stuck on the hand icon and I can't click anything. As the keyboard shortcuts ...
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the menu bar (the top bar) turns dark and hard to recognise

After I installed the KDE on my Ubuntu and chaged the theme of KDE, I found that my Unity desktop's menu bar's font's color turns dark and very hard to recognize, someone to help? I don't know how to ...
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What are the icons on the top bar called? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...