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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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 ...
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Global Menu in Ubuntu 12.04 is not working untill after using a program once?

I am useing Ubuntu 12.04 and the Global menu is not working untill after I have used any program or the dashboard at least once. I was wondering if any one knew anything about this and if there was a ...
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unity top menu keyboard shortcuts for desktop alone, no programs running: Unity 2D vs 3D

This is a problem with Unity 2D on 12.04. More advanced 3D has no such issue. Alt+F1 accesses the launcher menu, with arrow keys to navigate the list (side menu). Alt+F10 accesses the top bar in an ...
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Recover Wine menus in Lubuntu 12.04

Some error deleted my Wine menus. (LX Panel was crashed by another app and the Wine menu was gone) Wine is installed but not visible in the menu. Do not flag as clone of similar questions (like this ...
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Install the Ubuntu sound application in Lubuntu

what is the name of the sound-control application in Ubuntu 12.10 I want to install it in my Lubuntu 12.10 installation.
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How do I rebuild and test Nautilus source?

I'm new to OS level programming so apologies for the noobness. Ultimately I would like to change the behaviour of clicking on "Change Desktop Background" from the desktop context menu. It would ...
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Where are the .desktop icon files stored?

What system folder on Ubuntu 12.10 are the main menu .desktop icons stored at??? I am having trouble locating....
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How to fix a mail notifcation menu

I'm getting a menu like this, don't know why. I` M Using The 12.10 I Installed Some Notifcations And Tried To Move The Notification Applets Actually The Theme I`m Using Is Ambience-Dark Some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS - Dash home application question mark icon

I have installed PhpStorm application in my Ubuntu 12.04 but in the Dash Home (and in Dash Bar also) appears a Question Mark icon. I have tried to re-config the shorcut, but it not works (just the ...
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How do I get rid of the “Advanced Options for $OS” GRUB menu items?

I'd like to simplify my GRUB menu so it has only the installed OS's list. (In my case, the Windows that came with the machine, Ubuntu 12.10, and CentOS 6.) I see no options in /etc/default/grub that ...
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Can't find menu? I need it to connect to my wireless internet

In Ubuntu help (12.10) it just tells me to go to 'menu'. I can't find 'menu' and so therefore I can't connect to my wifi. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 off of a usb and I don't know how to connect to the ...
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Unity menus don't display properly

Posted this a while back on the Ubuntu forums, but never got a reply, and I still haven't found a way to fix it myself. I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Or some reason, menus (File, Edit, ...
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New 12.10 Install, Windows Not in Boot Menu

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my new computer alongside my previous Windows 7 installation. Upon booting for the first time (post install) my boot menu only lists Ubuntu. I installed using a ...
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display driver problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and am keeping windows 7 as a back up for when I get stuck like ...
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Some Libre Office menu items are always hidden

In LibreOffice, why can't you open the full menu list? Always looks like this: But I want to see the full list of menu items, without having to scroll down to reach the bottom items.
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No menu bar after upgrading to 12.10 [closed]

this morning I upgraded to ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04. During the login (startup) screen everything is working as it should be. After I login the menu bar on top disappears and all I see is the ...
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How do I change this theme's menu behavior back to 12.04's behavior?

Using a Radiance derived theme in 12.04 the menu item pointed to by the mouse or selected by cycling through using the keyboard was always had a single color background and a contrasting text color ...
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Change Right-click menu background color

I'm using a modified Ambience theme (found in the Ambience-colors package, here: http://www.webupd8.org/2012/01/download-ambiance-and-radiance-themes.html ) and the right-click menus of the Ambiance ...
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Looks like a font is missing

Nautilus has become like this: Global menus now have this ugly font. Any idea why? It looks like an update killed it.
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My Ubuntu 12.04 netbook stops at boot with purple screen when shutted down. After restart it works

My Asus EEE PC 1215B used to work like a charm since installation. But now there is a problem while booting. When I restart the computer it boots flawlessly but when I use shutdown for couple of hours ...
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How do I edit the menu in Lubuntu?

Main menu (alacarte) cannot record changes as it should. Some time it does, but randomly and rarely. Is this a bug? This question is not a clone of this one. In that case the Main menu would not ...
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How to install Linux mint like menu/gnomenu in Ubuntu?

How to get the Linux mint menu or gnomenu / or something like it and install it through PPAs I don't want to use the tar.gz or .deb files to install it please help me (ubuntu 12.04).
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Firefox menu is missing

I have just installed Ubuntu 12 and started up Firefox so I could configure it. But there doesn't seem to be any way to access preferences. No menu bar appears at the top. right-clicking (in ...
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How can I add items to the indicator-session menu?

Is it possible to add to or edit the Session Indicator menu items? Is there an easy way to do this, or would it involve recompiling a custom build? I cannot find much relating to this online.
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Why do some things always show up in the HUD when using other applications, but not others

I have noticed that some menu items always show up in the HUD regardless of which application is focused (e.g. Messages > Chat), but others only show up when the application is focused (e.g. Chat > ...
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How to remove context menu options not shown on application selection

Whenever I right click a HTML, CSS, JS or PHP file I get the following: As you can see I have several options that do not show in the "Recommended Applications" window. I wish to eliminate all ...
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What are the F6 options during installation?

What is the meaning of different options in the F6 context menu of Ubuntu installation dvd ? i.e. acpi=off noapic nolapic edd=on nodmraid nomodeset Free Software only How do they affect the ...
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Is there a “Passwords and Keys” dialogue in Lubuntu desktop?

Getting this answer, it seems that there must be a "Passwords and Keys" dialogue in Lubuntu, but I cannot see a button for it in my menus nor in /usr/share/applications.
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how to remove unwanted items from gnome “Other menu”

I opened Other menu and found that it contains a lot of items (see image) Is there a way to clean-it up? Don't want to edit menu manually...
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How to add some margin for icon space in Unity bar menu?

How do you add a little margin for icon space next to menu items in Unity bar menu? I'm trying to make menu items appear more consistently aligned when there are both menu items with/without icon in ...
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How can I use classic menu in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and it's with Gnome 3 and does not have classic menu like 10.04. Is there any way to have classic menu ...
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How do I disable default Alt+Key menu bindings for all applications?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as a VirtualBox guest with a PC keyboard, and whenever I press Alt, the menus for the currently focused application appear. While holding Alt, if I press other keys, sometimes ...
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How to make application toolbar show an icon only?

By default Ubuntu displays toolbar icons alongside its text. I want to make every applications toolbar to show icon only. I tried changing this value /desktop/gnome/interface/toolbar_style to icons ...