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The global application menu provides a menu indicator to put the menu inside the Unity or Gnome panel.

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Change application startup script for application installed with snap

I've installed brave with snap install brave. I can see it when clicking applications in the side bar and also when searching for it in the activities overview. Hovever i'd like to run it with ...
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app icon still showing after purge/uninstall

Menu bar: I have purged the KDE plasma desktop and uninstalled ozeki SDK. but those are still showing in the app menu. how I can remove those. i have attached the photo.
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Appmenu App Size Glitch

I don't know if it's due to a visual bug on GNOME, but it seems the application menu app size is reduced on the main monitor. It also seems to go back to the original size for a few milliseconds when ...
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Lubuntu. How to invoke a program from the Activities menu, with an option in the invocation (e.g., -u)

In Lubuntu 20.04. I want to make the Activities menu invoke a program using a switch. So I think I need to find the file that tells the Activities menu what invocations to use, and modify that file. ...
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Wine program shortcut not working

I installed a couple games through Wine, all of which work flawlessly, so I decided to have them easily accessible through the Applications menu. I created .desktop files for them, but one of them is ...
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Adding software as one of the type-ahead options in Ubuntu 20.04

I have Kalzium installed and would like it to also show up as an option when I do a type-ahead in Ubuntu 20.04. Example: When I do a type-ahead for periodic I get these options: How can I get it so ...
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Keyboard Navigation isn't working in Application Dashboard

I am new to Ubuntu. If I click the Show Applications button then it shows me the workspaces. I want to change it to directly show the applications dash. So, I installed a couple of extensions in order ...
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(aplication menu)Folder within folders and moveing folders

You know the application menu and you can have folders in it is it possible to have folders within the folder and what about moving folder on the menu because as far as I can tell you can only move ...
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Where are app folders from the “Show applications” window defined?

Problem Every single time I install something from the snap-store (doesn't have to be a snap app, a .deb file also counts) all of my nicely organized programs inside their own folders scatter ...
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How to specify icon in lower left corner

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04. There's an icon in the lower left corner that brings up the application list (by default a big K). I did something that changed it, but I don't know what. Where in the ...
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How to restore home folder installed apps after reinstall Ubuntu(restore to App menu)

I don't find answer here, there are similar answers, but its doesn't fit. I had reinstalled Ubuntu, I formatted only root, boot and had reinstalled. Home partition have been simply mounted without ...
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Having problems with ***Applications Menu***

I'm having a problem with applications menu (Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS). My applications are combined in different sections. Such as Calculator, Backup, character, Fonts, Document Viewer etc in Utilities ...
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In app menubar won't show after removing global menu widget

once I have used global menu widget, and after removing it, whatever I do, the in application menu won't return. Except create another user. Actually I know that. I deserved it. XD Note : On a new ...
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Why are there two of the same program in my applications? [duplicate]

I updated my Joplin notes program and instead of replacing the old version, a new one (right) was installed. Why did this happen? How do I remove the old version?
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Ubuntu Application menu is zoomed out!

everything was fine until today that the application menu suddenly broke. this is the image I don't know what to do with it. If there is an extension or something to be installed I appreciate it I ...
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How to change ubuntu app menu icon color

How can I change the color of ubuntu show application icon for active, hover and normal sate.
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Inactive Windows Freeze

UBUNTU 20.04 Every time I have windows open, apps, Nautilus, text editor, anything and everything, in no particular order, or combination, the window(s) that were in the background the longest, ...
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GNOME - Sort menu entries alphabetically

I wish I could arrange the GNOME application menu alphabetically, but I can't find anything about this online... Is there by any chance a gsettings option or a script to do this?
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removing icons in applications

Using Ubuntu 18.04 and some icons are showing in the applications window that were from an uninstalled program, how can those be removed?? Also have an Icon there that says "Healthy Comp" on ...
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No persistence for 'App Folder' created in the Ubuntu's 'All apps' menu

Recently I have reinstalled Ubuntu on my device. I grouped apps like libreOffice apps and Ubuntu games into 2 different folders in the Ubuntu's 'All apps' menu. But after I logged out and logged in ...
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Applications menu filled with lots of LSP apps after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.10 on my laptop. I looked in the applications menu and there are pages of apps that have the LSP icon and I can't remove them, even when I run sudo apt remove lsp-plugins. ...
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How can I create app folders through terminal in Ubuntu 20.04?

I guess that I need to use gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.app-folders folder-children, but how should I proceed? I tried gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.app-folders folder-children "['Games']&...
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App Menu makes system stop

Some times when I group or ungroup my application in the applications menu(Super + A) it freezes my laptop and then nothing works even after a 10-minute wait, as a result, I have to shut down the ...
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How can I delete Utilities folder in application menu?

I recall that I had used Appfolders Management in the past, however I can't do so anymore.
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Ubuntu Studio Package Manager places app in menu category Other which is not visible

After installing MATE system monitor on Ubuntu Studio I discover that the application is put in menu category Other. The category is not visible though and I cant find how to make it so. Also tried to ...
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How to delete an empty app folder from the Applications view

the opposite of: How do I create app folders in the GNOME application menu? I uninstalled all apps that were in a specific folder, and now the folder won't disappear. How do I remove it?
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Add AppImage to Applications menu (20.04)

I have downloaded an AppImage (Balena Etcher). It works fine and I want to add it to the 'Show Applications' menu so that I don't have to navigate to its folder each time I want to use it. I have ...
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How to add .exe files to appmenu [duplicate]

I have a already installed game which is .exe but to open it I have to always go to the folder or type commands to open it with wine. I don't know how to add it to the applications menu where I can ...
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Pages become glitchy after opening an folder with apps in app menu

i've experencing the issue for a long time, and it annoys me. the pages in the app menu become glitchy after i open a folder. Before Opening an app folder After How can i fix it? can provide more ...
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Getting stuck on a glitch that looks like a combo of show applications and the activities screen

If I click the super key (the one with windows symbol on it), or super A or I click on the 9 dotted square for show applications, I get stuck in a screen that is a combination of show applications and ...
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Ubuntu menu won't close after opening

Today I am having problems with the Ubuntu menu. when I log in and open it, it goes into a state where it doesn't bring up the icons and has a odd black panel at the right with 3 dots. when I try to ...
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Application bar randomly changed monitor

I am really pissed off with Ubuntu since 19.04 because since then I've had major random bugs on every installation, including this one. I have a 3 screen setup and the settings for them are not ...
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issue with running wine 5.0 , mono on ubuntu

i am trying to run windows app in ubuntu, everything works fine except, save button. when i click, i could see JIT crash, on command window i see following Unhandled Exception: System....
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How can I remove the Additional Drivers application present within the Applications Menu

My machine requires no additional drivers, however I cannot remove this application [additional drivers] neither did I install it. I tried the following: Removing it via the Ubuntu Software center, ...
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Changing the default SQL developer icon [Applications]

Note below solution The following answer is a way of changing the default sqldeveloper icon into something more exciting and less out of place within the sharpness and sleekness of the Ubuntu ...
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Remove appmenu — Need my menus back

I am trying to remove appmenu because it has eliminated the text menus for many programs. appmenu removes the menu from applications and adds it the panel via a plugin. If you don't have the panel ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 adding to applications list from source - how to install clipgrab

I recently installed Clipgrab application from source. According to the documentation I can run it with ./clipgrab inside the build folder in terminal. That works fine, but I would rather have it ...
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Applications menu indicator keeps showing when deactivated

This morning I went to the Gnome extensions website to update my extensions. However, when I upgraded the "Applications Menu" extensions I got an error message and it automatically ...
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Ubuntu 20 application menu scrolling issue

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS , everything seemed to function normally initially for 2 days. But now the application menu is stuck, and i cant scroll there. Although I can access any application from ...
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How to use AppEditor to add app to app drawer?

Ubuntu 20.04 on Hyper-V VM I have installed AppEditor as I am trying to add a file as an app but I can't get it to work. I have directed it to the file I want to add as an app but it won't launch ...
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How to set a launch flag for an application? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set a launch flag for Opera without the need to open Terminal every time I use it. To be exact, this is the flag I'm willing to add: --password-store=basic I have Ubuntu 20.04 with ...
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Gnome Tweak Tool is no longer allowing to move the Gnome Application Menu out of the Top Bar on Ubuntu 20.04

Using GNOME Tweak Tool to disable the 'Application Menu' option in the 'Top Bar' section (reference: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/tweal-tool-gnome-application-menu-top-bar) is no more working ...
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Hide window indicator from the top bar on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I have hidden the "Activities" button on the left side of top bar. Is there a way to hide where it shows what window is open, next to where "Activities" was? For example, I ...
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Show application menus in top menu bar at Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I've just updated my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. In Ubuntu 16.04 there was setting which moved application menus to the top menu bar I can't find this setting at Ubuntu 18.04, and my app windows ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 application menu lost all apps. Frequently used button gives crash [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 on my dual boot. It was working well until all desktop icons in the application menu disappeared. The apps are still usable via command line or favourites, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 application menu problem when group application

When I group LibreOffice applications, it creates many point entry, you can see this on the right of the screen I have 10 points whereas I just have the common applications. Do you have any idea how ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Can't find basic application menu on the dock and appearance menu in settings

Application menu which is usually found on the leftmost bottom containing all the system and installed applications is missing after the update. The theme is by default set to bright white one and ...
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Unity dash seems fine but some apps lack a menu

Unity dash seems fine but some apps lack a menu. Chrome has a full and working menu but Libre Office and GIMP have no menu at all. Version: 16.04 LTS; 64 bit
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application menu and places menu are not showing in ubuntu 18.04

I have recently dual booted Ubuntu. Realized sometime ago that there should be an application menu and places menu. I did all I could to solve the problem using gnome-tweaks. I also referred to this ...
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Resizing KDE Application launcher widget via commad-line

How can I resize the Application launcher widget in KDE from command-line? I want to make it larger during startup. OS : Kubuntu 18.04 KDE : 5.12

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