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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“Successful” install allongside Win 8.1 but not showing as option in boot

I downloaded to DVD, installed it and it gave the message that it had installed successfully but when I boot the pc (HP Pavillion G6/win8.1/8gbRAM) it does not show up as a dual boot option, like it ...
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How to hide rox context menu?

How can i remove context menu on Rox? I've removed it from desktop, but want to hide it, when you press right mouse click on icons on desktop. Thanks.
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menu-xdg package - Is it safe to remove?

Duplicate menu entries in gnome-shell is corrected by removing menu-xdg package. What menu-xdg does ? Is it safe to remove this package without affecting other desktop environments? What is ...
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/etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh for full shutdown menu?

I'm having the same problem as 13.10: Power button shuts down directly and Ubuntu 13.10 with Cinnamon Desktop Environment This answer seems to be the way to go, but I don't know what the command is. ...
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Windows Vista and Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I currently have a PC with a beautifully running Windows Vista OS on my 320g hard drive and have Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a 160g hard drive. Both OS's work perfectly! When I want to run Ubuntu I go to ...
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How to add an option to create a new file with a specific extension in right click menu

The title says all. I would like to have this option in right click menu on the desktop or in nautilus. I know that is possible, but I don't remember how to do this.
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Remove Alacarte apps

Yeah, I know there already is similar question on AskUbuntu (Where does Alacarte store the file with the edited menus?) but there are no apps I created with Alacarte. I created few testing shortcuts ...
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Opening the Right-Click menu touchy

I've noticed with the last couple of releases it's very difficult to use a right mouse click menu in ubuntu. I've tried a couple different themes thinking that may be the issue. But it occurs in ...
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4 screens icon can become 4 seperate icos

Is there a way to have 4 separate icons on the left menu bar, one for each screen window, instead of one. If there are 4 icons then by clicking on one of those icons the co responding window will ...
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Can I extend the menu item width?

I noticed a very annoying bug in Ubuntu Firefox when using the DOM Inspector addon. In this addon, you can usually browse all open windows with File menu - Inspect Chrome Document. However, with ...
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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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What is the command to exit the LXpanel menu in Lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.10, and i am in the process of customizing it. I have set Super+space as the key-binding for showing the LXpanel menu. I would like to set the same key-binding as ...
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USB wont load boot menu ubuntu

Just installed ubuntu and am having problems, can't update anything and am stuck in terminal, so I need to reinstall. Bios is still set to boot from USB but the same USB has been in my cpu and will no ...
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Menus, folders, programs are all hidden or invisible in Ubuntu 12.10

I have had problems with this laptop Aspire 4530 for the last 3 days. I erased the last Ubuntu (several times) and all is the same: Ubuntu starts, but in the screen there is not a menu (in the left ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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" ...