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 add Delete option to the drop down menu?

When I right click on a file or folder in Ubuntu 13.10 I only have the option to send it to the Trash. I would like to be able to delete it instead. How can I add Delete to my choices? I have ...
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Grub menu will not show the first time I try to boot my ubuntu server 12.04 after it is shutdown for a long time

I am running into a booting issue after installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. Following is the symptom of the problem. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION: Dual core AMD Athlon 64 3 Disks: two SATA (out of which one ...
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Cinnamon crashes with non-default menu

As I'm sure the title suggests, I'm having trouble with the menu Cinnamon uses to launch programs. First off, I don't normally use the default menu, as it takes up more space on my computer's tiny, ...
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Change menu bar size unity 7.1.2 - Ubuntu 13.10

I'd like to slightly edit the size of the bar that has the wifi, date and time on it. The unity panel, or menu bar. This post: Increase Menu Bar Size demonstrates how to do exactly what I'm talking ...
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Menus (eg, right-click windows) are not being drawn on the screen

The "context menus" which normally show up on right-click, as well as other pull-downs (for example evince's resize screen or any program's at-the-top menu pulldowns) are invisible. This is Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon Desktop Environment

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and added the Cinnamon Desktop Environment and I noticed that the restart and shutdown buttons are MISSING! Only Suspend and Cancel are there. In Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Menu bars for Gnome apps not being replaced by global menu

I have recently had some issues in fixing my nvidia graphics card issues after a new Ubuntu 13.10 install - so I may have accidentally screwed up some settings. My problem is that some apps keep ...
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No menu bar shown on the top panel after upgrading to 13.10

Recently I upgrade my Ubuntu to 13.10 from 13.04, I just find the menu bar is not shown on the top panel. The Alt key is also not working! Can anyone help me by guiding me to install some packages? ...
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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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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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Upgrade to 12.10 won't show menu or side bar

I have just upgraded my system from 12.04 64 bit to 12.10 64 bit. The system was working well before the upgrade. I have read all about people having similar problems to mine so I have tried many ...
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How do I show the GRUB menu in GRUB 2 [duplicate]

How do I show the GRUB menu in GRUB 2 during boot up?
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Menus don't show after an upgrade

I'm having this problem after an automatic upgrade, where the only thing that is correctly loaded is the background image. Another user experienced the exact same problem, though the cause is ...
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how to restore top level menu on panel in ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install "Macbuntu" which is not compatible with 13.04 and I don't know why? But I used force option on command line nothing changed so I uninstalled "macbuntu". Now the problem is that the ...
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Unity Super+A as default when pressing start menu

I have one feature that I am trying to tweak in Ubuntu 13.04 and it's been more than a year, without success. Whenever I press the SUPER button (the keyboard button with the windows logo on it), I ...
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How do I change the color of the right click and drop down menus in Unity?

I would like to change the color of the right click and drop down menus in Unity to a transparent black color.When I say drop down menus I mean in the top left corner there are: File Edit View ...
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KDE/Kubuntu's context menu with Emacs keybinds

In KDE it's pretty easy to set a custom global shortcut to emulate a keypress in Custom Shortcuts session, like Ctrl M to emulate Enter. But that doesn't seem to work with KDE's context menu (right ...
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How to get back top panel after it disappears while using Firefox?

My web pages are being displayed without the Mozilla Firefox borders, and I cant view the applications, places and system bar on the top. I accidentally pressed some button and I cant get the default ...
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How can I restart the menu bar in Unity?

My Unity menu bar is no longer working. Clicking on top-level menu items (on the right hand general menu items, or on the app-specific items on the left) registers visually, but menus don't drop ...
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New windows, dropdown menus come up black but functional in Ubuntu 13.04

this is my first post as a relatively new linux user, so please bear with me and be specific in answering. My problem is this: Shortly after getting started into a session, whenever I try to open a ...
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No boot menu on restart

I used Wubi to install ubuntu 12.10 but after restarting the computer I do not get a boot menu to start ubuntu. Window starts automatically. How do I get the boot menu?
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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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Minecraft menu's and sky are transparent

Ive successfully downloaded minecraft on ubuntu but for some reason, when I open menu's that would be transparent and show something in-game on the other side it shows my desktop faintly instead. Also ...
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Classicmenu indicator revert old icon after update to 0.08

Today I've updated the super-cool classicmenu indicator to it's latest 0.08 version. However I don't like the brand new icon at all. How do I revert it to the previous version? (the white circle ...
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Is it possible to make the indicator menu background color a different color than the rest of the menus?

I'm using the Numix theme and have been trying to change it so that menus (right click and drop down menus) are a light color (#f6f6f6). Doing that was easy enough but it also changes the indicator ...
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I don't get the TRY UBUNTU option [duplicate]

I've tried all the options, I think. I'm on Windows 7, 64-bit. The first option I tried was to burn the Desktop installer 12.04.02 32-bit onto CD. When I boot from it, I don't get the Try Ubuntu ...
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Why Firefox menu button disappeared?

I'm using the latest stable Firefox under Ubuntu 13.04 x64. I disabled menu bar, because using the menu button is more comfortable for me. Until an update (around version 21 or 22) the button just ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 Start Center does not show in Lubuntu

I have recently upgraded libreOffice to 4.1. However, after the first attempt at installing it manually, it appears that I do not have as many options as I did in the previous version. I uninstalled ...
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AWN main menu crashed, won't restart

I restarted my pc, and the icon in the bottom left of the screen is a frowny face. When I hoover on it it says "Whoops! The applet crashed. Click to restart it." I click on it, the circle moves ...
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How to remove taskbar from Ubuntu?

As image itself explain my Question. I am New to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu Tweak and now I want to remove that bar. I have already removed Global Menu from Ubuntu. I don't Have enough reputation ...
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How to add app icons to the dropdown menu?

I'm trying to figure out how to add a category "Development" and sub-icons within that category. I know that sounds very confusing but please take a look at the link. At work, I was able to set up ...
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How to set a Right+Left mouse buttons click shortcut

I'd like to open a pop-up menu of custom commands (for example, my most used application) by simply clicking the standard left and right mouse buttons. They are already used when pressed separately, ...
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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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Unity Global Menu Integration missing for some programs

First of All I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I don't remember this problem has ever been produced by the previous releases. Unity Global Menu Integration is missing not for all the applications but some ...
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Make drop down menus longer

I use ubuntu 13.04. On the top bar in unity, I'm wondering if I could make the drop down menus (such as battery and wireless and all that) fit the height of the screen - kind of like on ubuntu touch. ...
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how to get obmenu (editor for the openbox menu) to work under Lubuntu Ringtail?

Under Lubuntu, 32 bit (Raring Ringtail) I'm trying to edit the Openbox menu, that is the menu that comes up when you right click the desktop after enabling it in the advanced tab of Desktop ...
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How to install 'main menu' by using only terminal?

My Software Centre has crashed. Then I don't have any other ways to install packages. Please tell me how to install main menu (editor) using the terminal. I need main menu (editor) for editing my menu ...
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No boot menu after installing Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using a USB drive, My primary OS is Win8. After I restarted there was no option to boot into Ubuntu, it just automatically booted into Win8, even after I put the OS boot ...
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How to change right-click menu style in ubuntu

I hate one thing about Ubuntu: the ugly menus, which are very basic. It seems to me very ancient. I want to change the desktop right-click menu and the same for the top panel. I wish I could make them ...
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Add “Application Menu” to dock? [duplicate]

I currently have a love/hate thing going on with Ubuntu - I like the fact is has a strong userbase, good support and looks polished, but am frustrated by a handful of user interface issues I wish I ...
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No launcher or menu in Ubuntu 12.10

I am not very good with Ubuntu as of yet so I would appreciate an oversimplified explanation of the answer if anyone has one. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and have not updated or tried to update in a while but ...
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Having trouble with boot menu

Hey i'm having trouble booting to Ubuntu. Please bear with me it's my first time posting here. I was going through a couple of tutorials on speeding up your system and edited one of the values in the ...
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System and Preferences Icon vanished from menu bar

On my ubuntu12.04 screen launcher, System and Preferences Icon has got vanished.. there used to be system and preferences icon on left vertical panel(launcher), now that is not visible, How to add it ...
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Unity display glitches in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I'll just be using Unity, but every time I try to shut down, open the shortcuts guide, or open the Dash, I'm getting glitches. Here are some screenshots: http://postimg.org/image/equ6m7xzd/ ...
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Winetricks not in dash or menu - Ubuntu 13.04

I installed new Ubuntu 13.04 and Wine 1.5.29 trough ppa. But I noticed that on older Ubuntu versions, after installation of wine and winetricks (they install together now), there is a "Winetricks" ...
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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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How to make the top bar menu always visible? [duplicate]

I just recently started working on Ubuntu, coming from OSX. I work a lot with the computer so I naturally want everything to look and work the way I want it to. Ubuntu has not let me down yet, but ...
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Menu Bar in Top of Desktop not visible for some Appliations like Rhythmbox

When starting and activating "Rhythmbox" there is no menubar available since installing Ubuntu 13.04 using an existing user profile of a home-partition from previous versions of ubuntu. When i create ...
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Download menu pops up after every new tab is opened

I recently installed Dropbox on Ubuntu, the install went perfectly fine and Dropbox is functioning normally. However, now every time I open a new tab in Firefox I am promoted with the download menu ...
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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 ...