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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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LSD alongside with windows 7. No boot menu

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit alongside with windows 7. During installation I choose Something Else and partitioned as followed: Partition Screenshot And choose /dev/sda for boot loader ...
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Keyboard shortcuts gone from menus in some programs in Ubuntu 12.04

I have noticed that keyboard shortcuts from GVim and Inkscape are gone from the menus of those programs in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 10.04 these shortcuts were displayed in the menus. Are there ways ...
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Custom unity launcher for audacity

I use audacity a lot so would like a custom launcher menu for audacity in unity. Similar to this List of custom Launchers & Quicklists for Unity but specific to audacity Menu may include ...
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No app icons in menus

I have enabled icons in menus, and most of them show up well (folder icons, file icons, save icons, etc.). But whenever an app tries to use an icon specific to itself, such as GIMP, it replaces that ...
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After login, desktop appears but there's no menu bar and no dash

After logging in, the desktop appears, and seems to work fine (I can start applications from desktop icons, for example, and right clicking on the desktop area brings up the expected context menu), ...
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GNOME Main Menu; remove arrow

Is there any way to easily remove the dropdown arrow when using the GNOME menu in Ubuntu 10.10 or 11.04? I don't want to need to recompile the panel or anything messy unless I need to. Just to ...
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right click menu on mouse release (windows behavior)

I'm trying to change the behavior of the right click menu in ubuntu 10.10 because I use Windows 7 and Ubuntu. When you right click you need to hold the right click and select something. In Windows ...
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How to add Main Menu and other widgets to gnome-do

I am using Ubuntu 9.04, and I instaleld gnome-do, and changed the theme to Docky. So far so good. Now, i want to get rid of the top panel too, and for that I need to add the menu bar to Docky. I tried ...
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Main Menu keyboard navigation does not restart at the first typed letter. Is this a bug or a tweakable feature?

Skip this section, unless you want to read some really boring background. I often prefer to navigate via the keyboard, and I typically launch my most frequently used apps via a system-wide hot-...
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Problems with SCID

I've recently installed scid from ubuntu repositorys. I've met with 2 problems. 1) After install ; there isn't any shortcut made to run program; so I have to either run it from console or make my own ...
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File menus gone missing

Since upgrading to: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 15.04 Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid* I'm no longer able to open file menu (Edit, View, Search etc) with keyboard shortcut (...
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Is there a more elegant way blanking out a sub-menu in XFCE?

I am creating a login for my daughter under XFCE and I wanted to keep the all the top level folders/directories under application menu visible but to blank out the contents of those that would just ...
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Control browser youtube from sound menu

In 13.10 I was able to play and pause youtube playback from the sound menu - that was playing in a browser. Since I switched to 14.04 that feature is gone, instead the youtube button opens a separate ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon menu is too tall for my netbooks screen [closed]

I decided I wanted to try out ubuntu cinnamon on my acer aspire one d257, but the start menu is too tall for the 1024x600 display. Please help me, I do not need cinnamon to work but it would be a nice ...
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How to get rid of grub menu after boot?

Here is my /etc/default/grub: # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update # /boot/grub/grub.cfg. GRUB_DEFAULT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true ...
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RabbitCVS no context menus in Nautilus [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed RabbitVCS via the synaptic package manager (rabbitvcs-cli, rabbitvcs-gedit and rabbitvcs-nautilus). The nautilus file manager is showing icons on the ...
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Remove Multiple Players from Ubuntu Sound Menu is not working on 14.04

The fallowing procedure is not working: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/07/how-to-remove-multiple-players-from-ubuntu-sound-menu I have tried to put vlc there with no success. Any help?
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how to disable menu items with … extension in Firefox?

i want to disable the menu items with (dotted) extension i.e. 3 dots. like Send Link, Save Page As.
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No Icons or menubars visible in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm unable to see any icons or menubars on my desktop. However, I am able to open up the file/folder explorer by inserting a USB, which opens up the explorer and let's me open applications and files ...
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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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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/ http://...
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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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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 submenu ...
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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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How can I modify Unity 12.04's power cog menu

"System Settings..." and the randomly chosen among many "Displays..." go to the same program, while I have to remember ccsm, [dg]conf-editor and a few others mentioned in various articles. Or I must ...
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Simple program like ratmenu/9menu that can use images as menu items [closed]

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 it....
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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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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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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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How do I fix this main menu that shows generic application names?

I was playing around somewhere tweaking my Xubuntu main menu. All I can see now is the generic names for the installed applications, for example, Google Chrome and Firefox both are displayed as Web ...
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Alphabetize menu items in K submenus

How can I alphabetize the items in a submenu of the K menu in Kubuntu (14.10)? The actions in the "Edit Applications" menu that you get by right-clicking don't include Sort.
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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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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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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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jetbrains editors

The main menu of Intellij IDEA, where the file and other options are, does not appear in the Ubuntu black bar at the top of the screen. All of my other aplications have main menues that appear there ...
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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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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?