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 do I get the ubuntu logo back on the top menu?

So, I'm an ubuntu noob, and decided to play around a bit and installed the Macbuntu theme. I got fed up of it after a while and decided to do away with it but keep the things I like. What I can't ...
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Lock programs in menu bar

I'm currently running Ubuntu v. 14.04 and I was wondering if it is possible to lock programs to the menu bar like you can to the launcher. Ultimately I would like to have launcher icons in the upper ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu at boot-time?

This issue came up recently for me (and I've been prompted to lodge it as a specific question about it): My system is not dual-boot, I run a standard Ubuntu desktop system "on the metal" (I think ...
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How do I always show menu items in Unity?

Is there any way to have the menu items on window menus always visible? I hate the whole hide and seek thing and have searched Google and here but I'm unable to find anything on how to make them stay ...
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Is there a config file for Cinnamon MENU. Need template

What I can do: a) I can find the .desktop files in /usr/share/applications. b) in the Cinnamon desktop, I can right-click menu button > configure > Open the menu editor. This latter mechanism (menu ...
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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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How to change menu item font size?

My Ubuntu 15.04 menu font is much smaller than that of the title bar. I want to make them the same size, and I have tried Ubuntu Tweak and Tweak Tools, but no matter what I change, the size of default ...
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Lost Menu and Taskbar

Inadvertently clicked something that removed menu and taskbar in 15.10. None of the solutions that I can find are for recent formats and none, so far have worked. I can get into terminal by right ...
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Help me with Boot USB menu

I had windows 8.1 in my system, then i made a clean install of ubuntu 14. I installed this ubuntu 14 from USB. Now I am interested in installing ubuntu mate 15 (using UNebootin). BUT I find no USB ...
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Cinnamon Desktop - Clicking menu->shutdown presents no real button options?

When I click Menu then Shutdown (Quit) i get the following dialog: ______________________________ | Session x | ______________________________ | | | ...
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How to enable global menu for PhpStorm in 13.10

I've installed PhpStorm in /opt/phpstorm and after first run there is file ~./local/share/applications/jetbrains-phpstorm.desktop [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=PhpStorm ...
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How to stop Alt from triggering Global Menu?

I am trying to disable Alt from triggering the global menu when I am using an application (I am using Ubuntu 14.04). My problem is, when I am using emacs, for example, and I hit Alt+h, the help menu ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Cinnamon DE menu not functioning properly

Welcome fellow Ubuntu enthusiasts. I have a rather simple yet equally irritating problem with both of my laptops running Ubuntu 15.10 with Cinnamon 2.6.13 desktop environment. On most menu items ...
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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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Is there an icon pack for nautilus right click menu?

I saw in default gnome theme icons when I clicked right the mouse. The icons are very useful for orientation in the menu. See the picture below. How can I add some icons to standard ubuntu theme? If ...
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How do I close entries in my alt-tab menu?

That's right, I want to close a bunch of stuff using my alt-tab window, quickly. Let's say I have a bunch of windows open in an image editing program, for example: I'd like to have a hotkey (e.g., ...
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How to add Blender menu item in main menu?

Downloaded blender. How can I add menu item with blender icon in main menu?
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How do I remove “Ubuntu” in the bios boot menu? (UEFI)

See this ubuntu appears in BIOS menu I have this on my Lenovo s205 too. Is there some way to remove "ubuntu" from the menu? I don't even have it installed anymore.
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Unity menu bar into title bar integration stopped working for gnome-terminal

Today when I started gnome-terminal, the menu bar was not integrated into the title bar as usually. Only the Terminal menu point is correctly integrated, all others show up in a separate menu bar. ...
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When the window menu is in the title bar, how can I set the focus click to not open a menu?

Ubuntu 15.04 x64 I use the setting: "Show the menu for a window: In the window's title bar" [Settings > Appearance > Behavior]. When a window is in the background, I only want to bring it to the ...
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The startup menu has vanished from my Ubuntu desktop. Now I can't restore factory settings

Startup menu does not show - cannot restore factory settings or shut down without pressing the shut down button. Amongst other problems that have recently popped up out of nowhere, the menu in the ...
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Disabling the Adaptive Activation area in menus in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 and it seems to use some sort of Adaptive Activation area menu, i.e. it eliminates corner steering by default. This affects all applications I have tried (kickoff start ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut equivalent to right-clicking

I am looking for a keyboard shortcut to raise a context menu using Ubuntu on a MacBook pro. Pressing the keyboard shortcut should have the same effect as right-clicking at the cursor location. On ...
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File / Edit /View / etc in GNOME

In Unity, each window has a set of tools accessed thru drop-down menus. The headings are File, Edit, View, etc. They can be displayed either at the top of the window or in the global top panel. In ...
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Remove arrows on system tray menus in gnome

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome and have found the behaviour of the context menus on icons in the system tray behaves differently. For applets which normally have a large number of ...
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No menu in TeXstudio

I wonder why I don't see the menu on the top of the page (File Edit ... Help). I have just updated it from 2.9.4 to 2.10.2. Is there something I can do to make the menu appear? As a non computer ...
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Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats sub-menu is not visible on Skype AppIndicator

Each time I move my mouse point to Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats on Skype AppIndicator, it did not appear any sub-menu. I just see a dim patch in there. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3 I ...
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The old “menu”?

I am attempting to setup a new install with a fully updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I recall in previous versions of Ubuntu there was a specific menu ability, which started off some type of symbol in the ...
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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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Tree like menu ubuntu [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is a way to get the a "tree-menu" on Ubuntu like in windows (see printscreen)? I look for a solution where the user could chose any file as start point (for instance ...
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how to edit menu bar in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want to remove the mail icon from menu bar is it possible to do that?? I tried to find some solution but all was for the old version of Ubuntu. Thank you in advance. ,
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Ubuntu Server+OpenBox: How to get obmenu and other conf gui's pointed to the right place

The title pretty much sums it up. Install is Ubuntu server + Openbox. Most of the settings from conf files want debian locations. Anyone know where the pointer to these files are. Ex. obmenu ...
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Missing Wine Program Folder in Xubuntu 14.04-LTS

After installing Wine 1.6.2 from the Ubuntu Software Center the Program folder with the installed Windows programs is not shown in XFCE menu. Only the following enteries are shown: Deinstall Wine ...
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menu is broken now for me

After the last update my unity menu works incorrectly. If I click on any shortcut icon when window of program is below this menu. Click seems to work on window. Not on Launcher menu with shortcuts. ...
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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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Can I remove hide arrows in menus on task bar

It is good :-) full menu :-) It is bad :-( menu is cutting with arrows and another times is very bad Can I fix it? NOTE: I am a girl novice in Linux
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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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Is there a notification bar status/mitigator (similar to Wamp) for LAMP on Ubuntu?

I don't mind using the command line to mitigate the Apache/PHP/SQL stack. Curious though if there is some kinda notification area widget/plugin/script available that can do the same? For example, ...
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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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open files when clicked in search results

When I click the unity start button, and type a file name and click a file among results, I get options to open file, open folder and email folder. Is there a way to open files directly(without ...
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How to reduce font size of a particular application in ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I installed Gaussview in ubuntu 15.04. But the font size of the menu items are very big making the application cover the entire screen space This happens with many other applications which were not ...
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How do I properly install a python app that is not packaged (and without installer)

Every few months I encounter an app (java, python, etc) that I would like to install in Ubuntu, but it doesn't come as a linux package, nor is there any included installer. It's not often that this ...
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How do I get Windows to showup on my boot menu?

I'm sort of new to all this, and am not quite sure what I did. I somehow managed to delete the boot menu from my computer, so when it starts it automatically goes into Ubuntu. I got the boot menu ...
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How do I view Writer menu?

This is a beginner's question, since I have not used Ubuntu for 3 years. In a fresh, updated 15.04 installation, in Writer, when I open an existing document I get the usual toolbars, but no menu. ...
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How to enable file creation from nautilus right-click menu on Gnome?

I have got Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and Gnome 3.14, and I have noticed that unlike with Unity, Nautilus does not have the option to create different files with a right-click, just the ...
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How to Add Options to the Mouse Right Click Menu in Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to add some options like New Text Document,Refresh and also some Options to the Mouse Right Click Menu in Ubuntu 14.04. How to Add and Where to add, such options to that, using by ...
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The file menu of Openshot is missing. What should I do?

The file menu (that would be used to export video etc.) is missing. It does not appear in the menu bar or the window title bar and it is not searchable using the HUD. The file menus appear to be fine ...
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Gnome menu slows my system

Every time I load the gnome menu or gnome or gnome dash as it is also known as on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit it slows my PC to a crawl and I'm having to power off and restart which is very frustrating, any ...
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Associate a wine program to right click

I've just installed Adobe Reader XI on ubuntu 14.04, but I can't have this program on right click. I used to some times ago, but I don't remember how to do that. I tried some .desktop file in ...