Questions tagged [globalmenu]

Questions about the global application menu project. This is NOT the global menu shipped in Unity.

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QtCreator global menu in Unity 19.04

I just installed the version of Qt Creator available with the default repositories in 19.04 and noticed it has no global menu enabled on Unity (which I use instead of the default GNOME). Anyone knows ...
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Ubuntu/Gnome: System Menu on all Monitors

so I am using Multi Monitors to have the menus on all monitors, and currently am getting partial success. My goal is having the EXACT same menu at the top at all times: Activities (Done), App Menu (I ...
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Kubuntu bad spacing in global menu

Hi I'm not sure if it was after an update or a new program installation but my global menu in kubuntu 18.10 is now messed up, is not well spaced out as it was initially. Screenshot of global menu ...
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Enable Intellij or Android Studio KDE Global Menu

I've been looking for this for a long time but still I can't get it work. I tried using Jayatana and activate it in idea.properties like this: -linux.native.menu=true -javaagent:/usr/share/java/...
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How to add pull down menu into current window in Gnome

I have ubuntu 18.04 and Gnome 3.28.3 but its very very annoying that I can't have the menus in the current window like so: Is this possible without switching to mate or cinnamon?
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Global Menu not working with flatpaks and snaps

I am baffled by this. So in Both Ubuntu 18.04 Unity and Gnome the global menu is not working with flatpaks and snaps. In Gnome I have this extension installed https://gitlab.com/lestcape/Gnome-Global-...
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How can I have an application menu like macOS?

This is how application menu on my Mac. And this is on ubuntu 18.04. There is only a menu item quit inside Pycharm on the top bar, other menu items like File, Edit, View are on the different bar, ...
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Integrate Android Studio with Unity

is there a way to properly integrate Android Studio with Unity Desktop Environment? I'm not looking for help about how to install android studio on Ubuntu, neither to add a desktop entry in order to ...
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How are global-menus intergrated with Firefox?

How is the global menu added to Firefox? The nightly releases are great but obviously lack Canonical's intergrations. I have tried the Unity Customisations plugin for Firefox that comes with the ...
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plasma desktop - Java IDE for Plasma Global Menu?

I installed KDE Plasma Desktop and I really like it. I like the global menu, but i noticed that so many apps are not compatible with it. For Java coding, I have always used Eclipse, but even with ...
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Reinstall indicator-appmenu package

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, and I disabled the global menu using the following command: sudo apt-get remove indicator-appmenu How can I reactivate it ? I've tied the command : sudo apt-get install ...
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How can global menu / HUD be fixed for Audacity in 16.04?

Applications like this become very time consuming without the HUD. But lack of global menu seems to be causing this. It did work on first installation but now it's gone. Reinstalling can make it work ...
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Global menu in PhpStorm on ubuntu 17.04

I'm upgrade my ubuntu 16.10 to 17.04. Then I deleted manually installed PhpStorm 2017.1.1 and install PhpStorm 2017.1.2 by JetBrains Toolbox After running PhpStorm, I found that the menu became ...
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Why is there duplicate menu options in global menu on Ubuntu 16.10?

When I open certain apps in ubuntu 16.10 I can see 2 menus appear at the top global menu bar. For example if I open resource monitor app at the top it displays "resource monitor resource monitor". ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mate - global menu bar is missing

Today I installed Mate on this desktop, which I prefer over Unity as the computer is too slow for the 3D stuff. I've did a dist-upgrade, installed Mate, rebooted, selected the Mate desktop and logged ...
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How can I get my windows' menus to appear on their own row below the titlebar?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. I haven't used Ubuntu for a while and I see various settings have changed again. In my last Installation (I think it was either a 12.x or 14.x install) I had ...
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TopMenu Applet does not work on Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and I installed mate-applet-topmenu. Then I added the applet to my panel. A separator appeared but it did not show global menu. I also tried to install libtopmenu ...
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LibreOffice: Document name in title bar?

Is it possible to place the title of the working document in the title bar of LibreOffice Writer like in MS Office? Would certainly make switching between similar-looking documents easier.
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Global Menu shrinks appname

So this is not a question on how to have the Global Menu always visible, but instead, how to make the Global Menu to show the full appname. If it's too long it gets faded out: How would I be able to ...
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Is there any way to use global menu in Xubuntu 16.04?

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, which means a confined screen space and a desperate need for global menu. I've tried I've tried topmenu (the classic option), but it looks like it hasn't been ...
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ubuntu 16.04 global menu problem

Some apps (Terminal, Rhythmbox, Nautilus..) doesn't have global menu, when I reset Unity (unity --reset) global menu is back but when I restart my computer the problem is still here. Upgraded from 14....
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Global Menu Bar Gnome3

Is there any way to get global menus in Ubuntu gnome like in unity? Or is there a way I could install the unity panel on the gnome shell?
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Did Firefox (v 39.0) drop support for “Global Menu”? [closed]

... and if so, how to fix / re-enable support? Or would this be fixed by subsequent point releases of Firefox?
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Application's Menu Doesn't work in Ubuntu 15

I have this Ubuntu-15 problem. I disabled global menu bar to switch to the window's title bar using ALL SETTINGS-APPEARANCE-BEHAVIOR. It switched OK, but now, for example, when I use NetBeans's window ...
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Chrome Flash Player Extension Keeps Bringing Up Black Bar 14.04

Hi there I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to watch cartoons while I do some work (I have it running through a second monitor). I am watching out of the Google Chrome native client. Every time I ...
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Add Global Menu to MATE 1.8.1 (ubuntuMATE) [closed]

I just installed ubuntuMATE 14.04; honestly, I love it. However, I'm missing the global menu from Unity and older mate distros. Does anyone have any idea on how to get Indicator Applet Appmenu ...
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Is there a way to replace Unity Dash with a classic style applications menu

Love this site, just joined because I finally figured out exactly how I want Ubuntu to behave and I haven't been able to find a way to do this. I know there are things like the classic menu indicator,...
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File browser window in the “Ubuntu Tour” has no menu bar. Is this real?

File browser window of new (14.04?) Ubuntu has no menu bar across the top like old one. Don't want to go backward. So it seems a bad idea to upgrade to the new Ubuntu. Or does the file browser ...
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Why does menu transparency mess up my notification area?

I used Unity Tweak Tool to set the menu to be transparent but now my notification area gets all confused after it changes: As you can see it looks like it's not clearing earlier images from the ...
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Pulling down on the title bar does not resize window?

Previous versions of Ubuntu had a neat feature where I could drag down the title bar (on the global menu) of any window to resize it (to get a smaller window), but I see that this feature is lacking ...
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Firefox-like Global Menu Integration

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The original Firefox integrate with Unity perfectly. I want to use Palemoon, but unfortunately, it has no integration with unity/global menu. I tried to look at the default ...
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How to disable autohide in global menu? [duplicate]

I am using the newest version of Ubuntu 14.04 and I like the global menu bar feature but I want the menus to always be visible not only when I hover my mouse over it. Is there a way to do that? ...
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Global Menu Bar wont refresh?

While the question itself may sound vague, basically what is happening is when I minimize an application (firefox for example) all the options as well as the option to minimize maximize or close stay ...
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Use aliases in the Alt-F2 dialog

In the .bashrc file, one can add an alias for a command, say alias geditm = 'gedit --display=D1' Now I can run geditm in a terminal and have gedit open in display D1. I am curious if there is a way ...
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Getting a Global Menu on Xubuntu 13.10

How do I get a true global menu on Xubuntu or Ubuntu/Gnome 3 Classic 13.10? I don't want the Unity autohiding menu, just a horizontal global menu that lives in a toolbar on top of the screen. I know ...
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Menu Items unclickable in many software

The global menu items of many software in Ubuntu 13.10 are unclickable. Firefox menu items work fine, while GNOME Terminal global menu items are all unclickable except for "Change Profile" and "Set ...
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how to install global menu in gnome 3

How can I install gnome2 global menu? This one (from google) and not the one we taking here. Thanks.
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How to enable global menu for PhpStorm in 13.10

I've installed PhpStorm in /opt/phpstorm and after first run there is file ~./local/share/applications/jetbrains-phpstorm.desktop [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=PhpStorm Icon=/opt/...
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Is there an xfce globalmenu plugin for 13.10?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on my netbook, and I've recently switched to xfce as unity was a bit to hefty on the processor. One of the features I liked about unity was the global menu in the top panel (...
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Global menu disabled in some apps

i have Ubuntu 13.10 and in some apps (transmission, Gimp) is menu visible but all items disabled, i can still access funcions with HUD, but menu just does not work. I have many PPAs added, what could ...
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Where is the Gnome classic menu metadata?

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 my Gnome menu (as in classic-menu-indicator) is missing all my customized entries. The .desktop files are all still in .local/share/applications but the metadata to ...
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How to enable global menu for a specific application?

Most of the time I find the global menu annoying but sometimes it is usefull in some programs that was maximized specifically the WEBAPPS in unity where there are no menus. So, are there anyway to ...
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Menu items greyed out

I installed Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10. Just to try it. Later I decided to remove it and go beck to Unity. It took me a while to remove Gnome. After that I experience some issues: in some apps global ...
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global menu not working on some apps like evince and nautilus

Global menu does not work on evince, nautilus, etc, how can I get it back to these apps which should be compatible with global menu.
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Why does my global menu freeze in Ubuntu 13.10?

When using Ubuntu 13.10 I often get my global menu frozen. For example if I scroll down on the volume icon (to lower the volume) the notification and the actual volume is modified 3 to 10 seconds ...
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Menu options for applications are all inactive

I recently upgraded to 13.10 and in trying to get some things worked out (e.g. wireless), I screwed up something and now the global menu options for all my applications are grayed out, e.g. I can't ...
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How do I completely remove the Global menu on Ubuntu 13.10?

I want to know how can I remove the Global menu bar completely. The old tweaks for 12.04 isn't work completely for all apps like the Terminal and Nautilus.
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Global menu is very sluggish in Ubuntu 13.10

Ever since my upgrade to 13.10 the global menu is very sluggish at times. And by this I mean that after clicking a menu it sometimes takes a while for the actual menu to show. I know there's an ...
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Disabling global menu for specific application in Saucy

There used to be a way to start an application with global menu disabled: Is it possible to make indicator-appmenu ignore a specific application? One needed to set the variable UBUNTU_MENUPROXY. ...
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Global menu not working in 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10 the global menu doesn't show for some applications like Terminal and Chrome. Is this a bug or is it normal? Thanks in advance.