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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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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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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How can I have the applications listed on an application menu be invoked on a remote system?

I can invoke an application via a command line in a terminal emulator: $ ssh -X rome xeyes I can also invoke an application from a GUI application menu on a panel. I can have two GUI application ...
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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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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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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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Globalmenu doesn't work for some apps (Ubuntu 13.10)

After latest update of Ubuntu 13.10 global menu for some apps doesn't work. Global application menu bar is there but links doesn't work. All buttons that can be used are working, but global ...
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Change location of system menu indicatior to left.

I want to change location of that system menu indicator which is on the extreme right side to extreme left side of status bar. Here is the sample: How can i do this ?
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LibreOffice menus are disabled in Ubuntu

Suddenly all menus in LO 4.1 became disabled. Reinstalling LO didn't help. Upgrading to 4.2 stable also. Menus are still inactive, while icons and shortcuts work well. In LibreOffice forums guys ...
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File/Edit Unity Menu entries disabled (ubuntu 13.10)

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 13.10 with unity desktop. When I open gnome-terminal (or any other app) the entries in File/Edit/View are all disabled by default; they are not clickable. It ...
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GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT and GRUB_TIMEOUT Do Not Accept 0 Value

I am not on a duel boot system, and do not want to view the GRUB boot menu. I have used methods that have worked in the past to change /etc/default/grub to accomplish that ends, but they have not ...
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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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USB wont load boot menu ubuntu

Just installed ubuntu and am having problems, can't update anything and am stuck in terminal, so I need to reinstall. Bios is still set to boot from USB but the same USB has been in my cpu and will no ...
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Cinnamon crashes with non-default menu

As I'm sure the title suggests, I'm having trouble with the menu Cinnamon uses to launch programs. First off, I don't normally use the default menu, as it takes up more space on my computer's tiny, ...
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Unity Super+A as default when pressing start menu

I have one feature that I am trying to tweak in Ubuntu 13.04 and it's been more than a year, without success. Whenever I press the SUPER button (the keyboard button with the windows logo on it), I ...
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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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How to change right-click menu style in ubuntu

I hate one thing about Ubuntu: the ugly menus, which are very basic. It seems to me very ancient. I want to change the desktop right-click menu and the same for the top panel. I wish I could make them ...
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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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Unity menu bar volume control gone in 13.04

It was there in 12.10, but now it's gone. How do I get it back, please?
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USB Flash drive boots just fine but grub.cfg file is missing

I have BackBox Ubuntu installed on a USB flash drive and it boots and runs just fine. However I would like to modify the boot menu but can't find a grub.cfg file. Therefore grub-update will not work. ...
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gnome desktop menu layout problem

I have added a 'Quick Setup' sub-menu of 'System' desktop menu. I want this sub-menu to contains some desktop files within two sections, separated with a separator. I need the first part to contains ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 application toplevel menu mnemonics not available

Under prior versions of Ubuntu (not sure which) an Alt-key combination activates the application menu and show a corresponding sub-menu. For example, pressing Alt-F from most applications expands the ...
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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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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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Simple Shell menu script

On your answer 13 which covers this script below the only part that continues to redisplay is the PS3 Comments. How can the Options be re-displayed every time the PS3 comment is displayed? US serving ...
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How to use LightDM Greeter Menu Bar as Standard Menu Bar within a User Session

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Chromebook. I have a greeter installed by default. This thing looks sweet. Transparency on the menu bar. Nice visual effects. My question is: Can I use the ...
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How to add custom string to menu bar in 12.04?

I'd like to know how I can add a String to the menu bar. The string would contain a percentage that would be hourly updated using a script.
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Disable “folding” of gnome-panel pop-up menus

Gnome keeps "folding" the pop-up menus of the notification area icons in the gnome-panel, even though there is enough space to fully expand the menus like this: How can I disable that?
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Sub menu disappears if mouse button is not held down over a main menu item

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and "Gnome Classic" installed. When I Select a main menu (Applications->Internet, or any other menu Item) a sub-menu pops up with all the goodies you would expect. If I then ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Menu Bar overlap

I have dual monitors for my development machine. I usually have my terminal open fullscreen in my secondary screen as my IDE(vim) and when I click on my primary screen I get this super ugly menu ...
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Menu options disabled in most application in Ubuntu 13.10

The menu options such as File/Edit etc. are disabled for most of my applications such as Terminal, Ubuntu Software Center and many more. I am unable to get my work done because of this. I am running ...
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menu item selection problems

This might sound weird: I'm using gnome2 and try to set up Thunderbird message filters. However if I try to select the action I'm not able to select the right entry in the sub-sub-menu, because the ...
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How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to a menu option in a program?

I am trying to assign a keyboard shortcut to a checkbox in a Pidgin windows. Specifically, how do I create a keyboard shortcut that will toggle the enable plugin checkbox in the Pidgin plugin window, ...
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Hide toolbar in Evince, Ubuntu 13.10

I find that the View menu has disappeared in the newest version of Evince. Is there still a way to hide the toolbar? I would like to do this in order to share a presentation using a Google ...
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Menu Document Templates don't work

I have been trying to install some templates to Right-Click Menu (Create New Document - No Templates Installed) I searched around and all the guides say to put new ready documents or templates in ...
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Top menu disappearing when enabling unity plugin in Compiz

I suddenly encountered a problem the other day where my top menu completely disappeared. I could not figure out how to restore it but then I managed to get it back by loading up CompizConfig Settings ...
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Customize Recent Documents List. E.g. to not show photos

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in the classic mode. "Places" drop-down menu has "Recent Documents" at the bottom, but it fills up with photos whenever I simply look at them with Gnome image viewer. I only ...
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I don't have any buttons on my menu bar

I was typing random words at Terminals and later I found out that there are no menu buttons on my menu bar. What can I do to get them back?
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How to add “Scan with COMODO Antivirus” to right-click drop down menu?

I just have installed COMODO antivirus on my netbook in order to be sure that I don't share viruses with my Windows friends. Although I like it and gives me the opportunity to run personalized scans, ...
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Readding the Wine submenu back into the main Application Launcher

So I've accidentally removed the "Wine" submenu required to access Wine (Windows) applications. (I'm running Xubuntu, so I'm using Xfce) How can I add it again.
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“Successful” install allongside Win 8.1 but not showing as option in boot

I downloaded to DVD, installed it and it gave the message that it had installed successfully but when I boot the pc (HP Pavillion G6/win8.1/8gbRAM) it does not show up as a dual boot option, like it ...
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How to hide rox context menu?

How can i remove context menu on Rox? I've removed it from desktop, but want to hide it, when you press right mouse click on icons on desktop. Thanks.
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menu-xdg package - Is it safe to remove?

Duplicate menu entries in gnome-shell is corrected by removing menu-xdg package. What menu-xdg does ? Is it safe to remove this package without affecting other desktop environments? What is ...
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Remove Alacarte apps

Yeah, I know there already is similar question on AskUbuntu (Where does Alacarte store the file with the edited menus?) but there are no apps I created with Alacarte. I created few testing shortcuts ...
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Opening the Right-Click menu touchy

I've noticed with the last couple of releases it's very difficult to use a right mouse click menu in ubuntu. I've tried a couple different themes thinking that may be the issue. But it occurs in ...
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4 screens icon can become 4 seperate icos

Is there a way to have 4 separate icons on the left menu bar, one for each screen window, instead of one. If there are 4 icons then by clicking on one of those icons the co responding window will ...
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Can I extend the menu item width?

I noticed a very annoying bug in Ubuntu Firefox when using the DOM Inspector addon. In this addon, you can usually browse all open windows with File menu - Inspect Chrome Document. However, with ...