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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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.