I know that it's just a tiny graphic problem but do you also get a white line (or extra padding) after the last entry in the context menu?

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  • Do not know about Unity, but in Xubuntu this (little) bug does not exist. – Olimjon Jun 6 '19 at 16:30
  • I have bigger fish to fry and wouldn't worry about it. – WinEunuuchs2Unix Jun 6 '19 at 17:20
  • This isn't the place for bug reports. Even if it were, you'd have to provide a lot more info. – xiota Jun 6 '19 at 18:36
  • Exactly which release of Ubuntu? – user535733 Jun 7 '19 at 1:59
  • I suspect it's 19.04 because of "Preferiti" which I'm guessing is "Starred" and that is related to Tracker being on by default in 19.04. Of course, OP, as a perfectionist, should have provided that information. – DK Bose Jun 7 '19 at 2:08

It's quite possibly a bug. Using Ubuntu 19.04, I see the extra space in one context menu but not in another:

Extra space at the bottom of this context menu

Extra space at the bottom


No extra space at the bottom of this context menu

No extra space at the bottom

  If you want to file a bug, there are things you could do first to make sure the developers' task is made easier.

  • Verify if the issue exists in another distribution you know uses the latest vanilla GNOME such as Fedora 30. If the issue appears there as well, you'd be better off approaching upstream and not the Ubuntu team here.

  • See if the problem goes away using the built-in Adwaita theme. In this specific case, I've used Adwaita-Dark and so it doesn't appear to be a theming issue caused by using a "non-standard" theme.

  • If you see the issue only when not using Adwaita, you should get in touch with the developer of the concerned theme. The reason for doing so is detailed in Please don’t theme our apps.

  • Issue is also present with Adwaita indeed. It is good nevertheless to point to the possibility of a custom theme causing the issue. – vanadium Jun 8 '19 at 9:24


This bug seems to be triggered by the "paste into folder" feature.

If you copy a file/folder to your clipboard, then there's no empty space.

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