I just reinstalled 10.04 and I can't for the life of me remember how I did this. I used to have an icon on my panel which, when clicked, would roll out a specific sub-menu found int he main menu.

For example: Whereas I can click Applications > System Tools > VirtualBox > Webserver right now, I used to e able to click the icon on the panel and the Virtualbox menu would pop up out of the icon. It wasn't a drawer because the items displayed were whatever was in the linked submenu, I did not have to update them both separately.

Any ideas how I got that working before?


It's pretty non-intuitive, but I remember figuring it out a few times, and I basically remember.

You right click on a menu item in the menu you want, and choose "Entire Menu", then "Add this as menu to panel".

  • Brilliant, mate! Non-intuitive indeed! I thought I remembered using an applet of some sort to handle it, but that works as I had wanted so none needed. Thanks for saving what's left of my hair from being torn out. I can't vote you up yet or I would.
    – miststlkr
    Jun 14 '12 at 23:19
  • Glad I could help. We hair-impaired need to stick together. :) Jun 15 '12 at 0:18

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