Wednesday 31 October 2012

How to disable Ubuntu's global menu

If like me you find Ubuntu's global menu system annoying and unintuitive (where menus for all programmes appear at the top left of the screen rather than inside the programme's window) there are two easy ways to disable it.

To run a programme from terminal with normal in window menus launch it with:-


For a more permanent solution that effects all programmes run from then on (may need to log out and back in after issuing this.)

sudo su
echo "export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=0" > /etc/X11/Xsession.d/81ubuntumenuproxy

Information taken from

No comments:

Post a Comment

Samplersaurus demo 2

  #vst #synthesizer #drum another quick demo of the drum synth I'm working ...