Questions tagged [menu]

Questions about interface menus, placement and addition of them. Menus are a common user interface feature that allow users to interact with applications.

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Uninstall filemanager-actions

I have done sudo apt-get remove filemanager-actions and sudo apt-get remove nautilus-actions But I still have that Filemanager-Actions actions menu in my Nautilus menu. How to remove that menu item? ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 with “cinnamon-desktop-environment”. The drop-down menu opens on click but closes when I release the button

I have installed "cinnamon-desktop-environment" on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop 64-bit. I am attaching a video in which I open any dropdown menu. Any dropdown menu of any application suffers the ...
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2 different system settings menus on different machines

I have 2 18.04 systems both fully updated but they have different system settings menus? why are they different? thanks system settings 1 system setting 2 also the window menu options are different, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - WineHQ 6.0 - Create .lnk shortcut for a program

This link: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/509360 It explains how to add a program to the Wine menu: wine winemenubuilder /path/to/link.lnk But I don't have a .lnk file for my particular ...
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Boot from Grub sub menu and recovery mode only - Menu Assignment to Lubuntu

After a few attempts I managed to install Lubuntu 20.04 on a new Asus VivoBook 513 (Intel graphic) alongside Win10, so that the Grub boot menu appears now (Windows seems to be very obstinate in ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 can't hide grub and boot directly to Ubuntu

Before considering to open this, I searched through a bunch of related questions here and tried several things but unfortunately nothing resolved my issue. I'm currently running Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 ...
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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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Is Plasma Global Menu widget installed by default and can it be safely removed?

I suspected this widget is buggy (here too). Although the bug of menus disappearing seems related to the global menu button on title bar, it may be that the bug comes from the presence of two ...
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Ubuntu menu scrolling problem

So I recently downloaded Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and have it installed on VirtualBox. I however have been struggling with the issue of my icon menu not wanting to scroll. It's stuck on the first page and ...
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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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I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my new PC and the Wi-Fi menu is not showing

I can't see it at all in the menu and in settings it says no adapter detected Before I got Ubuntu wi-fi was working on Windows 10 on the same PC I have a NUC and this is my first time trying to get ...
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Setting Dark theme on Application Menu bar

In the application menu is there a way of setting the menu bar to dark mode without enabling Global dark mode in Ubuntu 20.04 EDIT: Desktop version GNOME Shell 3.36.4
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How can I change top bar menu options?

How can I change the top menu options for one or all of the apps?
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Is It possible to add more “menus” in the top panel in gnome

I wanted to do a project involving the use of a toggle switch that I was hoping would be located on the top menu bar of gnome near were the network icon, time/date dropdown, power, etc and was ...
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How to have “File, Edit, View, …” on the top of the window

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and i was thinking can i have the "File,edit,..." menu on the top of window ?(like Mac OS ) and have something like this : 1-Is there any way to do that ? 2-Is it ...
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boot menu doesn't open but the computer load win 10 but I am not able to load ubuntu 16.04

I turn my computer into a dual boot lately but when I updated windows 10, it doesn't load the boot menu for me to switch between the OS but it still load win 10 properly. it's saying efi filesystem ...
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Ubuntu Multipass systray text-menu not appearing

I just upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. I found a problem in the Multipass systray menu. When I right-click the Multipass systray, the menu showing without any text inside. I have try to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 1st Try

Had no problem with the ISO file and installation on an ASUS Windows 8.1 laptop however after reboot I had 6 entries in my boot menu Windows Boot manager P4 Samsung SSD 850 PRO 128GB Ubuntu (P4 ...
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File options menu above left Taskbar has disappeared: Linux 16.04

The Files menu above the left Taskbar has disappeared quite arbitrarily so that when I open one of my data files I am no longer able to access items such as "Create new folder". Menus for ...
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How to remap Menu key to Super?

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 20.04 on an old Toshiba Satellite that has a menu key instead of a second Windows/Super key, and I'd like to remap it so that it functions as Super. So far, I've tried xev | ...
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“Always on top” option missing for Firefox/Chrome in 18.04

I have just updated to 18.04, and cannot right-click and get the little menu to select "Always on top" for Firefox/Chrome, but I can do so for the terminal, pdfs, etc. (along with other ...
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Open the K Menu Editor from command line

I am using Excalibur as start menu. In contrast to other start menus, after right-clicking on Excalibur, there is no button "Edit Applications..." that would open the K Menu Editor. ...
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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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Hidden text in application menu

I'm sure I'm not the first to ask this, but I searched and found no answer. When I search in the application menu for example "python" I have version 2.7 and version 3.8, and the rest of the ...
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Panel Automatic hiding and Start Menu browsing on LXDE

After configuring LXDE panel and setting Automatic hiding to on, the panel disappears when I work with applications (this is the expected behavior). When I click on the start menu, and browse the apps,...
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Can I register my own script to gnome accessibility menu?

Let's say I'm on Ubtunu 20.04 and have a custom accessibility script that I can start by running /opt/myTool/activate.sh stop by running /opt/myTool/deactivate.sh. Is there a way to register it to ...
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Running application not showed in list as red points

I have a problem on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. It happend sometimes with different applications. I see a red point for each running window of an application in list of vertical menu. But, sometimes there is ...
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the menu and alacarte - I'm missing something. Ubuntu 20.10 GNOME desktop (to the best of my knowledge)

Just because I would like a menu and I have a few RasPi's and they have that nice drop down menu. I thought it was all encompassed by alacarte, but it isn't. alacarte is only the menu editor. But ...
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Applications are not appearing

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 20.04. Now when I try to open anything (applications, files..) from "search on my computer" nothing shows. Not even if I type looking for something. I have ...
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What options are available for a gnome2 feel in 20.04?

I am a desktop user and like the idea of an organized drop down menu. I don't care about themes, colors, and all that jazz. I just want an organized drop down menu, and a taskbar on the bottom with ...
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Is this even ubuntu grub menu?

I'm trying to use Ubuntu 20.04 alongside windows 10 (both in different storage devices). However I'm having this black screen since I have this Nvidia GTX 1650 SUPER, but I'm unable to configurate the ...
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How do I get keyboard menu navigation to work under Gnome 3?

Keyboard interaction seems so broken to me the I must be doing something silly. Simple scenario: <Ctrl>-<Alt>-T and I get a new terminal. I click "Terminal" and "Reset" ...
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printer queue not enabled

Printer doesn't work because "queue not enabled". Troubleshooting gives the following advice "To enable it, select the 'Enabled' checkbox in the 'Policies' tab for the printer in the ...
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Need help with bash script for menu creation with select files

Im curious as in how to create a menu that lists all files with specific criteria in some folder and displays it as a number selection, which after picking the option applies it as a variable. Main ...
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Grub not recognizing windows on different ssd

I have 2 ssds, one with windows 10, I decided to install ubuntu 20.04 on the other ssd. All worked fine but at first the grub menu didn't show and I booted to ubuntu automatically. Then I did some ...
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Xubuntu: LibreOffice dispays no menu icons

I face an issue while using LibreOffice on Xubuntu: LO does not display the icons in the menus. I don't know if the problem is specific to the gtk3 VCL but I don't have the problem with x11 and qt5 ...
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In Kontact, Missing menu 'File Edit View … Settings Help'

The top menu displaying the choices, File,Edit,View...Settings,and Help, on each of the Kontact components, Summary, Mail, and Contacts is missing! They are present for the components Calendar and ...
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My ubuntu 20.04 hangs when ever I open any application

I am unable to use any application after I click menu option before it everything was fine. A red circle with a white cross appears on the leftmost top corner. Every application is opened but I am not ...
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Make a custom installation menu

I would like to be able to create a custom menu to launch a whole suite of scripts during installation, is this possible? My example
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UI is messed up in some applications on Lubuntu 18.04

I'm using Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit & some(but nowhere near all) applications have messed-up UI as seen in the screenshot. The menu bar items don't have any space between them & dropdowns & ...
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Alacarte menu editor not working

lubuntu 20.04 Alacarte menu editor doesn't work for me. The changes I make are not saved, or not as I make them. For example, I added a link to alacarte itself in the main menu, but the link appeared ...
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Editing Plasma startmenu via skript

Hello to the community, I'd like to create sub menus and add menu items to the Plasma start menu via bash skripts. My intention is to have the same start menu and sub menu structure on all my physical ...
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Firefox & Thunderbird 2020 how to restore menu in the system default style: in menu bar or in window's title bar? (Unity)

With recent updates of Firefox (78) and Thunderbird (68.8) all menus have vanished from the system default place for menus. The menus should show in the menu bar (top of the screen) or in the window's ...
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I broke system tray and Ubuntu dock

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday while looking for a package, I found that Evolution was due for an update. Since I never use it, I thought I would uninstall it. Being I was not aware that gnome is ...
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GIMP 2.10.20 snap install has no icons in the menus

I have just recently installed Ubuntu 20.04, and soon after installed the GIMP 2.10.20 snap package. I noticed that almost all of the dropdown menus and context menus had no icons next to them, unlike ...
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Déjà Dup “Revert to Previous Version” is missing from Nautilus's file context menu

I used to browse to a file in Nautilus, right click it and select “Revert to Previous Version” (or something close) to replace it with a backed-up copy. The Nautilus context menu option is missing now....
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MATE - add new custom menu to panel

I can see how to add a prepackaged menu through the Panel.AddItem feature and how to add a new subtree to an existing menu through the menu editing function but I want to add a new root node to the ...
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image version broken ubuntu 18.04LTS

I reinstall Ubuntu 18.04LTS and I have 2 image version: 5.3.0.28 generic (original installation) and 5.3.0.59 Uupdate version). This last version do not work. How can eliminate that version from boot ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - no menu bar in LibreOffice

In Ubuntu 20.04 with GNOME flashback, there is no menu bar in LibreOffice (the one with File, View etc.). I read somewhere on the Net that the issue is related to libreoffice-gtk3 package, and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Radiance theme - menu separators not showing

After I installed the Radiance theme in Ubuntu 20.04 and set the system to use it, there are no horizontal menu separators in the menus. I noticed it in Firefox, because the separators I created ...

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