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Configure global menu

asked 2014-05-23 10:18:39 +0000

joelmo gravatar image

In gnome some applications could put their menubar in one panel, the menu bar I am talking about is the one that usually says File Edit .. Help. I have tried to configure this in i3 without getting this behaviour. Im in ubuntu 14.04 and have i3 4.7.2.

I have tried starting gnome settings-daemon and then started a panel with gnome-panel. But I don't get this behaciour.

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answered 2014-05-24 19:28:47 +0000

Michael gravatar image

The integration of application menu bars into the bar at the top of the screen is a Unity-only feature.

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Thanks, I have tried started unity but I didn't get this feature, I think I will leave the menus as they are, in some programs I can hide them anyway.

joelmo gravatar imagejoelmo ( 2014-05-24 19:37:26 +0000 )edit

is this something that could possibly be implemented in i3? I found it surprisingly helpful in saving screen real-estate. I wonder if something like http://www.webupd8.org/2015/02/use-global-menu-in-xubuntu-or-linux.html could be used with i3.

parras gravatar imageparras ( 2014-11-24 04:28:03 +0000 )edit

I would really like this feature as well!

ovidiu gravatar imageovidiu ( 2015-07-13 23:40:34 +0000 )edit

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