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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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GNOME Tweak Tool is NO MORE ALLOWING to Move the GNOME Application Menu out of the Top Bar (Ubuntu 20.04)

This method is no more working in Ubuntu 20.04. How to get the same effect now? https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/tweal-tool-gnome-application-menu-top-bar
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Hide window indicator from the top bar on Ubuntu 20.04

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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How to remove MonoGame Pipeline Tool from Applications?

I have recently given MonoGame and MonoDevelop a try for game development, but I decided to uninstall. I managed to uninstall MonoDevelop, and the command whereis mono yields no more results, however ...
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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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Application menu displays on right hand side of screen

I'm not sure if this is working as intended or not but when I click the "Show Applications" button, all the applications are displayed over on the right hand side of the primary screen. The dots to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Software Center Not Showing All Installed App, and problem with adding app to folder

Hi I just install Ubuntu 18.04 and installed some app. I want to group some of the app into folder. So I open Ubuntu Software Center and go to "Installed" tab. But some app is not showing in that ...
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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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Eclipse-cdt application disappeared

After some issues I had with my home directory last week I got everything working again, except there is one thing that puzzles me. My eclipse-cdt application is gone, but the "normal" eclipse ...
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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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Can't open settings, chrome crashes, GUI is not smooth as well

I recently reinstalled ubuntu 18.04.3 after attempting to install nvidia drivers, which messed up my monitor. It looks normal now, but I have encountered new problems such as unable to open settings (...
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Activities/Application Button doesn't show thumbnails of applications when I search - Ubuntu 19.10

When I open the application menu, thumbnails appear, but when I search for a specific application, it doesn't show. But it is there, because if I enter, the searched application opens. All ...
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Get Windows 10 like application tray of Feren OS in GNOME Shell

I saw a video of Feren OS where there a layout of start menu exactly like Windows 10, i.e. on Show Applications buttons. There were application listed from A to Z in left and tiles of certain app on ...
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Changed behavior in wine application menus

Usually wine start menu entries are created under Wine\Programs in the main menu. And those files are sourced from ~/.local/share/applications/wine/Programs. I recently deleted some menu entries but ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Application Citrix receiver

I have installed Ubuntu lately on my system and could see Citrix Receiver in the default applications in my Applications home mnenu without installing it. However, I can't see the Application details ...
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KDE: Show App Menus on all displays

In a 3 monitor setup, I'm trying to make the KDE desktop (in Kubuntu 19.10) act as much like the Unity 7 desktop as possible. The specific issue I'm currently having, is that the menu bar of ...
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How to disable effects on “win key” menu?

To answer my question - please, try this yourslef first, it's easy. Please, press your [Win] key on Ubuntu (I have 18.04 LTS), and see what happens. (FX would happens, and 7/10 times mine PC would ...
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Ubuntu 19 all apps not showing up

All apps aren't showing up as Ubuntu 18 on Ubuntu 19 (when clicked left-bottom menu button on Ubuntu dock). But if searched searched apps are showing. Is there any fix for that?
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Gnome Browser Extension issue

The Applications Menu extension on Gnome using Ubuntu 18.04 is not working properly. Here are the errors that I am getting in Chrome: extensionUtils.2283ee1722b3.js:50 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read ...
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Auto hide applications menu in kde

Lately there are some applications that have the option of hiding the menu and making it visible againg pressing alt, like sublime text, visual studio code, firefox, etc Is there some plugin to make ...
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Installed applications missing in Apps menu

I am running Ubuntu Mate 18.04 (previously 16.04) and it happens that some installed software (like Anydesk) despite being correctly installed and run from command, does not appear in the application ...
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How to get run-path by app icon from GNOME Show Applications menu?

Is it possible by application icon in Ubuntu (Applications or Dock) find run-path or run-command of this application? For example, some apps is portable and was added manually, not from Ubuntu ...
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How do you get to show the full name of application in 'Show Applications' and 'Files?

In the image below, only "input method" has the full name; other applications' names are shortened with an ellipsis (…). Why is this? Can it be fixed?
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disable global app menu in Ubuntu 19.04

In Ubuntu 18.x, the global app menu could be disabled with this command: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides '@a{sv} {"Gtk/ShellShowsAppMenu":<0>}' Or, using ...
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How can I fix duplicating menu items on the app menu plugin (xfce4-appmenu-plugin) on LibreOffice Impress?

This seems to be happening only to LibreOffice Impress where its global menu duplicates. Even when the panel is in compressed view, its global menu would still duplicate on the app menu. I'm using ...
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How to reset your show applications menu

I installed menu-xdg on ubuntu 18.10 and now I have all the applications showing in my applications menu. Installing it was a mistake but now I cannot reset it to the way it was. Have tried a few ...
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How do I make an application manually extracted from a .tar be available on “Show Applications”?

I want my application that is portable extract from a .tar, like PopcornTime to be available in the "Show applications" in Ubuntu Bionic Beaver (18.04). I extract my application in some folder and to ...
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Empty menu entries (instead of greyed out) in some programs

I encountered the problem described in the title on Ubuntu 18.10 using the Unity desktop. I've tried restoring defaults on Unity Tweak Tool in case my theme was causing the problem, but it didn't fix ...
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Uninstalled applications are showing empty icon with their name [duplicate]

So I had previously installed these and now I have uninstalled them but an empty icon with their name is generated and I want to remove it. I tried right clicking and then show details but in ...
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How to group applications using terminal or configuration file? [duplicate]

In the "Show Applications" tab in Ubuntu it is possible to group icons together using the create a folder and then add to folder option in the Ubuntu Software (which is described in detail here) ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME Opera Browser prevent toggle menu by pressing Alt

When you press single Alt button or in combination with another key i always see this menu: How to prevent this behavior only for Opera browser in GNOME? Because some similar behavior have another ...
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Application Menu - Gnome Tweaks - Toggle On & Off Reverse Function. Ubuntu 18.04

I am Struggling to Understand the behavior of Application Menu in Gnome Tweaks.. when the toggle button shows its on - icon is not visible. when the toggle button shows its off - a icon is visible on ...
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Every Screensaver in XScreensaver is showing in Show Applications

So I just updated xscreensaver, and after doing so, every single individual screensaver is showing up as its own application in the "Show Application" menu. I looked in my /usr/share/applications ...
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“Show Applications” how to see more apps per line without using a GNOME extension? (Ubuntu 18.10) [duplicate]

By playing around with the settings in gnome-shell.css (under the section "App Vault/Grid") I can get more lines of icons to display on the "Show Applications" screen, but how can I get more rows to ...
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How do I create app folders in the GNOME application menu?

Dose anyone know how to make application folders like the 'utilities' folder? It's because I have a lot of apps and want to group them by topic.
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Ubuntu 18.10, Gedit 3.30.1 disappeared from apps menu

Upon upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 18.10 something happened to Gedit: Its icon disappeared from my favorites (the only one doing so) It doesn't appear anymore on the apps grid Though it's ...
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Why does Brisk start programs without some of my user's permissions?

I'm having a bit of trouble with the Brisk menu. When I start a terminal program(I use cutecom) from the menu and try to open a serial port, it says I do not have the required permissions to do so. ...
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Move Show Applications menu to the top of the sidebar (dock) menu in 18.04 [duplicate]

Right now I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and there is a Show Applications menu at the bottom of sidebar menu as shown in the screenshot: In Magento 16.04, the Show Applications menu appears at the top of the ...
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How to restore or clean the Application Menu Unity in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have deleted the folder with the files of IntelliJ to make a fresh reinstall, if go to the new folder and run: sh idea.sh It works! But if I try to run it from the sidebar (I don't know the ...
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XFCE global appmenu (vala appmenu) in Xubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I use Xubuntu and am very happy with XFCE. I use it in a netbook and saving screen space is vital for me. So I want to move the menus to a bar like it was in Unity. Some months ago I had followed the ...
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I've linked scilab to gnome application menu (by creating a *.desktop file) but it's closed immediately when I run it from menu [duplicate]

I have downloaded scilab and extracted it to /home/user/apps/scilab-6.0.1/. There isn't any problem executing from command line and scilab runs perfect after I type the following command: ~/user/apps/...
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How to make the left Super-key open “Show Applications” menu as a shortcut?

In Ubuntu 18.04.1, I would like to use my left Super-key only to simply open the Show Applications menu (aka Dash) like a left click on the dock-icon (with the 9 dots) does and preferably close it ...
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Problem with kdenlive

I can't get kdenlive to run here is the output I get: Gtk-Message: 19:42:33.016: Failed to load module "appmenu-gtk-module" libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to ...
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How to remove duplicate Chrome profile entries in Gnome applications menu?

Ubuntu 18.04 with Google Chrome installed. I have numerous Chrome profiles, and to make it easy to open specific profiles, I have used Chrome's "create shortcut" feature to add shortcuts to each ...
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Faster app menu in Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and one of my first negative impressions is the long animation of flying-in icons when opening the app menu. Can I speed this up or disable it?
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Remove menu icons of uninstalled applications

I'm using Ubuntu MATE 18.04. Under my Graphics dropdown menu I still have old application icons to uninstalled applications. How do I remove these icons?
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(Kubuntu 18.04) Discovery shows every installed application twice

today I realized that my Discovery application manager is stating every single entry in my "Installed" list twice. Any idea why and how I can fix it? (See screenshot) KDE Plasma Version: 5.12.6 KDE ...

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