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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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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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 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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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 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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“Copy to” and “Move to” context menu options in Nautilus3

I used to remove the actions I do not need in good old nautilus2 by editing the /usr/share/nautilus/ui/nautilus-directory-view-ui.xml file. Is there any way to modify the context menu in the latest ...
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Simple program like ratmenu/9menu that can use images as menu items

I'd like to be able to select an album by looking through album covers and launch any mp3 player on it or select an image album by scrolling through sample thumbnails and launch any image viewer on ...
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Create a menu item to sent to pen drive?

Im very new to Ubuntu Linux environment and loving it. Can some one suggest me how to insert a plugged in USB storage to Copy to menu in Ubuntu 11.10. how one can copy to move to a removable drive am ...
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Where did my context menus go? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and just did a software update (not sure what got updated) and now my context menus are gone. When I right click on things I see nothing, but can still click around in the ...
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How can I keep menu bar on the applicaton on unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Unity support disabling the global application menu? I want to display the menu of the application in application top not in the unity bar. How to do this? It is ...
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Sound & Broadcast Icons Missing?

I had the sound icon in the main menu bar up top, along with the default Broadcast icon up there. All of a sudden they are missing and I can't find them. I can't find them in the Add to Panel menu ...
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There is no freeze cells option in Calc

In LibreOffice Calc, there is no option to freeze cells, on Ubuntu 12.04. I use LibreOffice at work for proper ODF saving while on Windows. In the menus for Calc there is "Window" and within that ...
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Icons appearing beside menu options

This suddenly started happening, and I don't know why...But I suspect that I bumped something. Does anyone know what may cause these icons to appear? Beside "Create New Folder" and "Create New ...
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How to change desktop's right-click options

Again, I'm running natty in classic mode. When I right click on the desktop, I get a practically useless menu that goes like Create Folder Create Launcher Organize Desktop by name... I would like ...
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Gnome Menu Broken? [closed]

I think my Applications Menu (the top right in Gnome Fallback) is broken or something. I was messing around with MenuLibre and after I closed it, an additional "System Tools" menu appeared above ...
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Unity menu search doesn't find manually installed shortcut

Sequence of operations: install a GNOME menu shortcut. Click Windows to get the Unity search interface. Type in the first few characters of the shortcut name. Result: The installed shortcut does ...
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Where is stable cardapio?

I try to install cardapio but i saw tha is unstable. Is any stable release and if not when wil be stable. In cardapio launchpad theres is not any schedule.
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Where do I find the applications menu editor?

In a Ubuntu forum, I was researching on how to open wine programs. I found some instructions that may be useful. I can successfully download the programs, but I don't know how to open them. Here the ...
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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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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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LXDE: Switch Tool Bar Menu and Desktop Right Click Menu Around

On my desktop I currently have a right click menu that looks like: However, I want to have the full system menu that looks like this show up: How do I do that?
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How Does Gnome Know Where To Categorize & Place Shortcuts In The Gnome Menu?

Coming from a Windows background, I'm used to being able to access global start menu shortcuts and user specific shortcuts in File Explorer, but the Gnome menu has me puzzled. When I navigate the ...
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How do I launch Chromium with multiple tabs open using the main menu?

I don't want this to be default behavior for Chromium though.
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Pressing the powerbutton does not do anything in Ubuntu (no menu)

When pressing the powerbutton in Xubuntu 14.04 a menu prompt would show and allow me to logout/shutdown/... etc. Now that I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 this is not the case anymore. How can I ...
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Unity Launch Button Changes Color in 14.04- Why?

I just noticed for the first time that the Ubuntu's "Start Button" equivalent can be different colors. Yesterday I had to take a screenshot to debug something, and the button was blue. But today it's ...
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Why isn't the gear menu there? [closed]

I would like to shut down this computer but the button isn't in the upper right corner. Ubuntu 13.10. Changing the theme to default doesn't help.
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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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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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Cannot get hidden GRUB2 menu to appear?

I have a dual boot (Ubuntu/Ubuntu) system and have configured GRUB2 to hide the boot menu unless I press the shift key (or another key). Here is my configuration in /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 ...
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Why is my top menu missing and how can I fix it?

Today I rebooted my system and for some reason the menu at the top is blank... no global menu, no time, no date, no nothing... Do you have any idea how this can be rectified?
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Howto add Windows 7 in the grub on Ubuntu 11.10

I searched all over the Internet but there are no solution to my problem, whatever I add, grub menu doesn't show up, I did a grub update but it doesn't detect windows, I don't know what to do, I have ...
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How do I edit the classic menu indicator

I installed The classic menu indicator that can be installed from ppa:diesch/testing (some really cool packages there btw). Now I want to edit the main menu, reorganize some of the applications, make ...
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How to change desktop background to the next/brev background image with mouse right cick menu depending on wallch program?

I want a script or a tool to change the desktop background using mouse right click menu on the desktop to find in the menu Next and Previous buttons for the next and past background, but depending on ...
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Boot options menu disappeared

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu both installed on my machine, but for some reasons I re-installed Windows 7, and now when the system starts, I can't see GRUB menu, which normally appears asking using for ...
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how to remove an item from my context menu?

I installed a program called Aptana Studio 3. It's added a menu item to my context menu(if I right click I see an option "Aptana Studio"). How can I manually remove this from my menu? I have ...
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No Wine menu showing up in main menu

I have uninstalled Wine and then reinstalled a few weeks later, now there is no Wine menu in the main menu. I can't get to anything Wine related. How do I reset the menu so Wine shows up?
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How to fix graphical error and blurred edges in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I am running Gnome shell 3.12.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. Lately, after a few updates there seem to be some graphical errors, most notably a strange blur around dialogue boxes, menu options etc. I am guessing ...
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How do I enlarge the menu bottons?

I want the menu buttons (close, minimise, and restore/maximise) to be bigger so that they're more visible and the clickable area is bigger too. If that includes increasing the size of the entire menu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I Organize Games?

I am running 12.04 and am wondering if there is a way to organize games so that when I click on my "games" folder in the menu bar, all of my games will be in there.