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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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 ...
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Will windows 8 work after i install Ubuntu 12.04?

I had searched and found many GRUB related problem after installing windows 8 over ubuntu or ubuntu over windows 8.So i fear to install ubuntu 12.04. So What is the measures i need to take while ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 How I get Menu options like Win*?

I am very new to Linux, trying to replace Windows 7 with a flavor of Linux, two of my Cyber frieds advised me to get Ubuntu. I got it (13.04 GNOME) and burnt on USB, boot from USB and have a very nice ...
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menu bar and launcher missing in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

i have upgraded ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 13.04 since then i cant see the menu bar or launcher , but i am able to open the terminal using keyboard shortcut when i use the guest log in there is no ...
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Unity menu bar volume control gone in 13.04

It was there in 12.10, but now it's gone. How do I get it back, please?
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What are the choices for the Ubuntu desktop GUI and how do I enable them?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed the 12.10 in VM on my laptop. I've installed the Vmware tools as well. However, the VM boots to the command-line. A few questions: What are the choices of ...
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I am running Lucid, Ubuntu one is installed but I don't have a menu item to run it

I don't know how to run it from the terminal. I tryed unity --reset, a command I found in a response to a similar question, but got the error message No command 'unity' found. Thanks for any ...
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USB Flash drive boots just fine but grub.cfg file is missing

I have BackBox Ubuntu installed on a USB flash drive and it boots and runs just fine. However I would like to modify the boot menu but can't find a grub.cfg file. Therefore grub-update will not work. ...
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Disable the autohide feature in the ubuntu menubar

Is there any way to prevent the menu items in the global menu bar from hiding until mouseover? I really like the idea of the menubar, but it really gets me that the items disappear. Is there a way to ...
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Remove menu entries from indicator-applet-complete

I would like to remove shutdown entry from indicator-applet-complete in gnome-classic session in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there a way to achieve that? I don't want to prevent shutdown but just remove entry so ...
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What is the default configuration for the XFCE menu?

I accidentally messed up my xfce-applications.menu file in /etc/xdg/menus ..... :( Does anyone know what the default configuration is for this file? Let's hope I learn my lesson of messing with the ...
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programs not showing anymore on the left of the screen

I had installed VLC, which was showing on left-hand side of the screen, but after a reboot I don't see it anymore, as is the case with gparted, which I alsoinstalled to be able to change a label of a ...
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How to access an application from the System menu

I just setup PHPStorm on Ubuntu and it says it can be accessed via the "System Menu" but I can't figure out where that is in Ubuntu 12.10. I used gnome-desktop-item-edit to create a launcher icon. ...
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how to add programs to ubuntu menus

i'm just new to ubuntu and i need to know how to add programs like sublime text to my ubuntu gui menus. sublime doens't come with an installer - you just download the tar file and extract it. i ...
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gnome desktop menu layout problem

I have added a 'Quick Setup' sub-menu of 'System' desktop menu. I want this sub-menu to contains some desktop files within two sections, separated with a separator. I need the first part to contains ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 application toplevel menu mnemonics not available

Under prior versions of Ubuntu (not sure which) an Alt-key combination activates the application menu and show a corresponding sub-menu. For example, pressing Alt-F from most applications expands the ...
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Ubuntu has been removed but still shows up in boot menu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu as a dual-boot with my Windows 7 PC and then later removed Ubuntu (by deleting the partition and also by clicking 'Uninstall Ubuntu' in the Windows 7 control panel). However when ...
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How to remove Mathematica menu from xfce applications menu?

How can I remove the Wolfram Mathematica menu from the Xfce applications menu? The Mathematica menu doesn't show up in alacarte... I'm using Xubuntu 12.10 64-bit.
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How to change the Top bar's icon color

The power, wireless, sound, and battery icon are black on my Top bar. I am wondering how I can change the color of these icons to a lighter color.
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Windows 'like' Start Menu

Is there any Start Menu (that I can use along with Gnome 3) that looks like traditional Windows Start Menu? If so, It's also possible to see all open applications on the "Taskbar"?
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Unity has disappeared

I realise that this question has been asked before, the best example being here (Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears). I should mention I have never used Ubuntu before today, and it ...
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Why can't I easily open .py files with IDLE using right click?

I have visited this question and tried everything mentioned with no success: How do I set IDLE as default editor for python scripts Ubuntu 12.04 Python 2.7 IDLE(Using Python-2.7) When I ...
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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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When I log in I can't do anything! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears Ok right when I login to Ubuntu 12.10 installed via Windows installer it [Ubuntu 12.10] shows the desktop background but ...
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No launch/menu bar. Can only open terminal

I logged into Ubuntu and my menu bar and launch bar are gone. I cannot use Ubuntu as there as the only this I see is my wallpaper. I have restarted and it has not done anything. I can open the ...
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Trying to install on XP and doesn't come up in boot menu

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows XP using the Wubi installer. But when I reboot and try to select Ubuntu, I cannot do so; when I press F12, it doesn't come up on the boot menu as a choice.
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File, Edit buttons have dissapeared from ubuntu desktop

It used to be that I could go up to the top of my desktop and there would be a file, edit etc. Now when I move my cursor over the words "Ubuntu Desktop" nothing happens. Also the "Add a launcher" ...
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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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Why aren't new programs showing up in the KDE menu?

I have run into a very odd problem in Kubuntu 12.10. Whenever I add a program through Muon or `apt-get`, it doesn't show up in the menu. For example, I installed Opera from a deb package and ...
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How to properly have a theme that is not completely dark but has dark menus in Lubuntu 12.10?

I do not like full-dark themes in Lubuntu, but I like dark menus. In Lubuntu 12.04 was using one theme that was called Mediteranean Ligh if I remember well that was like that. A similar question ...
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Ubuntu freez After selecting ubuntu from grub menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My ubuntu freez after selecting ubuntu from grub menu all it show is cursor and "[ok]" text
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How to enlarge icons in browse menu? [duplicate]

How can i enlarge icon in browse menu? When i want to upload some pictures to sites, and when a window opens for finding and selection images, icons are to small, i need to enlarge them so i can see ...
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How to change the menu icon of mate desktop menu applet?

I am using the Mate Desktop Environment v-1.4.1 and having a Mate-Menu applet in the bottom panel: Shutdown [ICON] Applications Places System. See screenshot below. Is there any way to change or ...
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I get a blank desktop with no icons , menu and bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I setup the Ubuntu 12.10 for first time , when I login . desktop appear but there is no bar! there is no right click ...
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How to make menu item rounded

Hy, guys :) I want to styling my Ubuntu specifically in unity all context and global menu. I want to change it rounded like Mac's menu like this : How can make it like that?
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Which libappmenu.so must I edit under GTK 3.0 to remove Eclipse from the HUD blacklist?

Under GTK 2.10.0 one could allow HUD for Eclipse by replacing Eclipse with Xclipse in: /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/menuproxies/libappmenu.so After doing an update, this file dissapeared from the GTK ...
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12.10 lost window maximize and minimize options, utility bar and launcher lost too

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Inspiron 7520. Everything is good except the hyperactive fans.The graphic cards are Intel and AMD Radeon 7730. I am trying to get away with the fan problem ...
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Boot menu frozen [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu 12.04 through windows installer (wubi) the boot menu is frozen to windows7 entry. Keyboard or mouse doesn't work at all. Any solutions ?
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Add a menu item to KDE Launcher

I've installed Eclipse Framework not as binary package (tar.gz), user have to only extract to desired directory and start off. I added eclipse destination path to global PATH variable and I'm able to ...
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Why does my .desktop file execute via double click but not from the menu?

I've installed FTL: Faster Than Light on my girlfriend's Lubuntu machine and created a .desktop file for it. Strangely, the program won't launch via its menu entry under 'Games'. If I navigate to ...
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how to get rid of “open in terminal” choise in Thunar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize files context menu in Xubuntu XFCE Thunar file manager? I want to open a folder in a launcher menu (Home), say "downloads". I select it and then a ...