Questions tagged [menu-bar]

Commonly referred to as the Panel in Unity and GNOME desktop environments, except for cases in which it is used to describe a true menu bar in an application.

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Ubuntu 20.04 System Menu shutdown buttons turn into Dropdown

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop, previously using 19.04. I've noticed that previously, there are buttons on the system menu for settings, logout and turn off: Now, it shows an ...
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XFCE install on top of server 20.04 is missing main menus in apps

I first freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 server and then xubuntu-desktop on top of it. I immediately noticed that many applications were missing main menus. The examples I remember were got-cola and ...
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How to get the hierarchical menus with “launchers” for all applications in Ubuntu 20

I used to have a hierarchical menu at the top left, that let me launch applications, similar the old-fashioned Windows start menu. The nice thing about this is that one may organize the launchers, ...
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Why are the background image, dock and menu bar not shown properly?

I use freshly installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS on a Dell Precision T5500 with a Nvidia Quadro FX 3400/4400 and a neovo Model-No. E-171 Product-No. E-17DA screen. I connected the screen with the PC via a ...
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How to change color of the top bar (including menu bar) of terminal in 18.04.3?

I'm using 18.04.3, how do I change the top bar and menu bar's color in terminal? I don't like the default one.
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Ubuntu Budgie Menu is Messed Up

My menu list is totally a mess. I couldn't find broken menus from the Menu editor. How can I find those broken files and remove unwanted items?
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Menu bar and dock missing; how to I get them back in Ubuntu 18.04?

My Ubuntu 18.04 PC was slow in booting up, so I forced a restart. When my desktop showed up, the menu bar and dock where gone. How do I get them back?
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How to get Places with MATE single-menu layout

MATE’s Traditional layout has the three-item menu (Applications/Places/System, known as “Menu Bar”), which provides a convenient way to access network shares, bookmarked folders and certain default ...
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Where can I find the code of the lock screen button in the menu?

Where can I find the code of the lock screen button in the menu? I need the code about what happens when it click.
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More KDE-esque audio control in Ubuntu/GNOME menu bar? or PulseAudio-cum-Gnome integration?

KDE's volume/audio options on the system bar looks like this: It allows easy management of each application's volume and output. GNOME's system menu only features a volume slider for the currently ...
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Libreoffice has no menubar in Kubuntu if global menus are enabled

It looks like a bug but I am not sure which program is to blame.. In Plasma 5.12 the option to add global menus in window titlebar has been removed, but there is a panel widget that adds global menus ...
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Virtual Box Menu Bar not appearing even after using fixes

I'm currently trying to set up VirtualBox with Ubuntu (18.04.1-desktop-amd64) on macOS, however, I'm not able to get the menu bar to appear no matter what fixes I try to apply. So far I have tried ...
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Nautilus menu bar missing in Ubuntu 18.04

I don't know if it is normal, but the nautilus menu bar doesn't appear in Ubuntu 18.04. Now I am only using shortcut keys to copy, select all, cut, paste, etc. I didn't find answers after much search ...
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How to return the menus to Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 18.10

In 18.10 / GNOME 3.30.1 Rhythmbox 3.4.2 now has this UI (same when maximised) many menus and controls are absent, I don't have a pre-upgrade screenshot from 18.04 / <= GNOME 3.30.1 but this one ...
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How to configure desktop and toolbar menu to be the same to all users

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS. I want to know if I can to set the desktop and toolbar menu to be exactly the same to all the users of the computer. I'm talking about when I start the system with my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Display Setting while Ubuntu 18.4 scalling is missing, Where is the Scalling?

Here I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I can adjust the scaling. In 18.4 LTS the scaling is missing?????
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How to hide KDE app menubar on Unity to prevent double menubar?

How can I hide the KDE application menubar in Kdenlive? I'd like to just have on; the Unity menubar. This is Ubuntu 16.04 and Kdenlive 15.12.3.
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System tray isn't showing in Dash to Panel

I have a ubuntu 18.04 and configured dash to panel in it, also I've added the Applications Menu extension, to show me some categories. It's beautiful and it's working smoothly, but I don't have a ...
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For Ubuntu 18.04, is there a way to show drop-down menus for a certain applications in a menu bar?

This applies to Nautilus, Gedit, and others. I would like to select, for example, Copy and Paste from a drop down menu, but I am forced to use either the right-click menu or Ctrl-C Ctrl-V shortcuts, ...
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How to reduce menu/title bar screen space in 18.04? [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. In my previous version, the title, status, and the "File ..." menu were all bundled together in a neat little bar for every maximized window. Now they are all ...
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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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Missing menu, application bar and windows buttons -16.04 116

Not sure what happened, if it is related to some level of upgrade or something else, but I can no longer access/see the menu and applications bar. I can't also minimize, move or adjust size of any ...
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Title and menu bar only works with sudo in Ubuntu 14.04

I have this strange issue. Let me explain: If I launch a Leafpad instance with leafpad command line (as an example), it shows like this: If on the contrary, I do the command sudo leafpad the window ...
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Show Menubar in File Manager - XUbuntu

I accidentally unchecked View -> Show Menubar which hides the menubar in File Manager, and there doesn't appear to be a keyboard shortcut to show the menubar again. How can I go back and make it ...
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LibreOffice menu bar problem

Any idea of why does this happen? I don't know why this happened, suddenly it displayed that way. Please see the screenshot below I would appreciate any help concerning this issue. Thanks!
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Global menu bar in Ubuntu gnome 17.10

Does anyone know if it is possible at all to display the global menubar in apps from the main ubuntu repository? I have found very odd that is missing in apps like pinta (show below), GIMP or Gpaint ...
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Top application menu missing links after upgrade to 17.10 [duplicate]

Recently after upgrading to ubuntu 17.10 the top application menu is missing most of its links: This is happening for all applications, a few may have more links in the dropdown like terminal, most ...
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Shortcut to access menu bar

I turned off the menu bar on Okular and cannot get it to show up again such that I can set it to be permanently displayed. Is there a keyboard shortcut I can use to do this? (Similar to this ...
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How to reinstall gnome classic clock in 16.04

I had a problem with my menu-bar clock and date after some wrong fiddling the clock disappeared. I couldn't figure out how to reinstall it. I did see receive some suggestions, but none of them worked ...
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The style of menubar and right-click context menu is gone for all gnome apps

The style of menubar and right-click context menu is gone for all gnome apps. For example gnome-calculator, eog were broken, but gitk is good. Here's the screenshot. I've tried to re-install gnome-...
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Synaptic menu bar action icons inconsistent

Hi all, two of the action icons - "Mark All Upgrades" and "Apply" - on my Synaptic package manager menu bar are different. I would like them to be like the "Reload", "Properties" and "Search" buttons. ...
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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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Menu bar hover not working after menu already open

This is a bit confusing to explain but I will do my best. I recently upgraded from 16.04 to 16.10 and the behavior of my menu bar has changed slightly. So before when I would click on a menu drop ...
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GVim menu bar is not working

I am using vim for some time now and wanted to start using it for my latex files as well. Since the tutorials on the vim-latex homepage use the gui version of vim to include templates etc., I thought ...
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Ubuntu-desktop (file, edit, help, etc…) missing from panel after unity --reset [duplicate]

After running unity --reset to fix a Compiz plug-ins problem, the dropdown menus (file, edit, help, etc...) that normally appear on the left end of the menu bar when the desktop is in focus are ...
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Nautilus title bar menus have disappeared in 16.10

I have two systems that I did an in place upgrade from 16.04 to 16.10 and both are missing the menu options in Nautilus. I get the file menu option but the option under it are incomplete as in this ...
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How to remove the panel's menu-bar, and decorations for all local windows under Gnome?

I'm running Gnome version 3.4.1 and the script in charge of disabling menu-bar and decorations will run locally (no sudoing). It might have to do with gconftool-2, gsettings or compiz (all available ...
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No menu in some applications

Suddenly in some application Ubuntu stopped showing the menu bar (having buttons for maximize, minimize, close) and also it only starts them on the top left corner, and without the menu bar moving ...
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How to hide the menu bar in Geany

While configuring a Lubuntu 14.04.5 live version, I need to open a lightweight editor in a robust way, to do so I need to get ride of the menu bar, so the file to be edited can only be saved by ...
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LibreOffice blank menu bar after launch until reload LibreOffice GUI

After launch LibreOffice (5.2.1.2) there is a blank menu bar which acts like normal menu bar, but looks a little buggy. After any reload of running LibreOffice it causes that this bar disappear, like ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 menus are always displayed

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS, and although the system works properly and is generally stable, there is an issue that bugs me. For the windows that have a menu bar, it is always ...
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Application Menu in different place after elevating privileges

I am on Ubuntu 16.04. I have set my application menus (file, edit, view, help etc.) to be in window's title bar and always visible. (see here) When I run applications like bleachbit or gedit or ...
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Configure Unity to show the full app name in menu bar

Is it possible to configure the Unity menu bar to not truncate the app name in the menu bar. If that is not possible, can the length allowed for the app name be adjusted? Edit I am trying to find ...
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integrate wine menu bars with ubuntu

I've seen that it is possible to integrate Java Swing menu bars with the Unity Panel here. Is there anyway to do the same with Windows applications running with Wine?
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How do I install Unity global menu in a manual install of Firefox Developer Edition?

In Firefox Developer Edition, I'd like the title bar to change to the menu bar on hover. I've seen advice you can do this by setting the option "ui.use_unity_menubar" to true in about:config, but that ...
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Application's upper menu bar does not merge with the Panel when window is full size

Is anyone else having this problem on Ubuntu 16.04?
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How to stop menu bar appearing in full screen mode when switch desktops?

In Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity I have multiple desktops enabled and several applications running in full screen mode (Firefox and terminal). When I switch from one to another the menu bar appears for ...
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Why does the menu bar appear only when the window is maximized?

My problem is that most graphical programs don't have a menu bar (File, Edit, View, etc.) when not on full screen (maximized) native built-in Ubuntu programs or third party stuff alike from VLC to ...
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Removing global menu bar Ubuntu 16.04

I like that when I hover the cursor over the menu bar and the options appear. However, find it's annoying that all the menu bars are at the top of the desktop. I tried removing them with: sudo apt-...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Menu Bar (Sublime Text, Terminal, etc) missing

It only appears when run with sudo.