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After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I have problems with Aptana and Titanium IDE. The menu bar doesn't work normally. Only one menu works, in Aptana the "Window" menu, in Titanium the "Run" menu. Other menus look empty.


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Also HUD doesn't search in those menus.

What is the problem and how can I fix it?

marked as duplicate by kiri, jrg Jan 2 '14 at 14:59

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Here is what worked for me:

sudo -H gedit /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop

update it to:

[Desktop Entry]
Exec=env UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= eclipse
[NewWindow Shortcut Group]
Name=New Window
Exec=env UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= eclipse

For me this worked for Aptana 3.4.2

sudo -H gedit ~/.local/share/applications/aptana3.desktop

Path depends on how you have installed Aptana. It could also be in /usr/share/applications/

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Aptana Studio 3
Comment=My Favorite IDE
Exec=env UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= /home/xxx/Programs/Aptana_Studio_3/AptanaStudio3

Important to note : Exec=env UBUNTU_MENUPROXY= /home/xxx/Programs/Aptana_Studio_3/AptanaStudio3

Change your Exec property and put the path to your Aptana launch file.

This will override your Unity menu and you will have a result like this:

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Menus will be inside of your window, with all drop-downs working.

  • works for android ADT too, with little changes obviously. Thanks! – ademar111190 Nov 3 '13 at 4:56

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