On Ubuntu 15.04 Unity, how can I enable the global menu bar for the Qt application RStudio?
I found a 12.04 question, which was not solved and did not contain a clue.
(Due to reputation issues, I could not add the RStudio tag).
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It is reported (see comments), that Ubuntu 16.04 and/or RStudio release 0.99.467 (using Qt5) or later do not support the following solution any more. See also the answer of lyz1990.
To enable the
appmenu-qt for RStudio, link the qt4 menubar to the rstudio library folder. Run the following commands in a terminal:
cd /usr/lib/rstudio/bin/plugins sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/plugins/menubar
Then (close and) start
rstudio. This is how it looks like: