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The transition from Qt 5.0 to 5.2 in the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS cycle was (and remains, at the time of writing) a long process that was much more drawn-out than many people wanted. QtQuickControls are available with Qt >= 5.1, so the final 14.04 release should let you design applications with appmenu.
Another potential cause might be the ~/.gnome2/Vim file. This solution (which suggests that you delete ~/.gnome2/Vim) for the issue in Hardy Heron (before Unity) fixed the issue for me on Ubuntu 13.10. For whatever reason, gvim -f didn't work for me.
What I’ve read: Super Wingpanel (not a DE) can can do that task gnome-globalmenu does it for Gnome2 and now also Gnome3 I have no idea yet if they can be configured to the limitations mentioned in the question (maximized windows, no timeout).
I figured it out. All I had to do was remove ~/.config/menus and alacarte and libremenu opened without a problem.
14.04 this answer has been created at feature freeze and therefore the capability described will be in the final release - minor cosmetic changes may be expected by the time of release and as such this answer will be reviewed prior to release The Global Menu can be optionally switched in favour of Local Integrated Menus (LIM) - aka - more traditional ...
There is a program called java-swing-ayatana that supports this. I'm not sure if it works with every java application. But it now has a PPA install so it's pretty easy. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:danjaredg/jayatana sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install jayatana You may need to restart your session after this.
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