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Some entries in the XFCE Whisker menu aren't translated although they have translations and my computer is correctly set to local language

Some entries in the Whisker menu still appear in English yet my computer is correctly set to French. Every menu, every application and the vast majority of Whisker menu entries are in French but some ...
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How do I add “Right click>close” option to a .desktop file?

I have created a .desktop file for a program I use frequently. When I left click the .desktop file, it runs the program. I would like to have an "exit/close" option when I right click the file. How ...
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Grub menu not showing up instead windows directly loads

I have HP da-0077tx laptop pre-installed with DOS but I installed cracked version of Windows 10. Now I recently installed Elementary OS (dual boot). After installing Elementary OS due to some reasons, ...
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gnome terminal: how to enable menu bar by default permanently

I updated recently to fedora 31 and lost menu bar in gnome-terminal. I can enable menu bar for a single terminal session by right mouse press->enable menu bar. But there is no option to enable it ...
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How to make a simple menu in bash from an associative array

I am refactoring a script that displays a text menu similar to this: Select a mounted BTRFS device on your local machine to backup to. 1) 123456789abc-def012345-6789abcdef012 (/) 2) 123456789abc-...
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xubuntu - lag when opening top-left menu

The system works fine, but when I try to access the menu in the top left (where all the applications are etc.) it freezes for a couple seconds and then opens. It isn't making my system unusable or ...
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How do I add a custom option to an xfce4 menu item?

I have noticed that XFCE4 has an option to launch firefox in incognito mode: This firefox was installed from the Arch Linux repository. Can I do the same for a custom launcher for Firefox Nightly ...
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How to enable global menu for system applications (KDE)

Almost all applications on my computer display global menu perfectly except for some system applications requiring sudo like KSysmtemLog and KDE Partition Manager. I'm just wondering if there is any ...
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bash “select” menu script goes into an infinite loop when I close my terminal session

I've got a simple bash menu script that works almost perfect. But for some reason, if I don't exit out of the script using the "Exit" option OR by using CTRL+C BEFORE I close my terminal window, then ...
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How to remove orphan launcher in Whisker Menu?

I'm using Linux Mint 18.3 (Xfce 4.12) and have a launcher that seemingly can't be removed (any way I can think of; highlighted in the image below): After updating a VPN client, there are two entries. ...
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How can I open the Openbox applications menu from the Tint2 taskbar?

The usual way of accessing the applications menu in Openbox is by right clicking on an empty spot of your Openbox desktop or by binding a key to the ShowMenu-action in the rc.xml file. I would like ...
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Completely Clear command prompt through bash

I am actually making a menu for my official server. I made it through bash scripting on AIX. The problem i am facing is that when script is running, user can scroll up and see history of all commands ...
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Menu icons on Jwm 2.2.0

I'm trying to get the icons to show on the Jwm menu of a machine running Jwm-2.2.0. The setup which work on Jwm 2.3.7 does not seem to work on this earlier version. The code I use is: <IconPath>...
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Why does the Linux Mint 19.1 boot menu show before the Windows boot menu?

I have an SSD and an HDD. I've created separate partitions for Linux on the HDD (SWAP,boot and the storage), but I installed it on the the SSD on "Device for boot loader installation". I want to know ...
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Adding menu item to MATE main menu via the command line?

Ideally, I'm looking for a generic solution for Linux / Ubuntu, but my minimum requirement is something that will work in Ubuntu MATE 16. I'm writing a script that takes a newly-installed Ubuntu ...
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byobu configuration menu escape / exit always closes the tab

I've been using byobu for ~4 years at this point and I do not remember this behavior before. If I press F1 (this always happens by accident actually, with the exception of initial setup I never want ...
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exit script called from within a menu without exiting the menu

I have written this menu that calls forth several scripts. One of this script is dbus-monitor --system so it displays live traffic over dbus. but when I want to exit this I normally do Ctrl+C, but ...
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menu working, but not with |bash command

below is a script that displays a menu, when I run it like ./menu.sh it works, but when I run it like this: ./menu.sh | bash I get a lot of commands not found. The reason I want to run it with | ...
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I installed Eclipse, how do I make it searchable?

I downloaded the installer and installed Eclipse to my Downloads directory. I also added the path to my Path variable so when I open a terminal and type eclipse, it runs. However, when I open the ...
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vala-appmenu does not hide non-global menu for Eclipse

vala-appmenu does not hide non-global menu for Eclipse: Everything is okay for other GTK2/3 apps (Eclipse is SWT, which is backed by GTK3). DE: xfce 4.12 Distro: Arch Linux vala-appmenu: 0.7.1.r19....
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Linux touchscreen — file menu item selected but not clicked on tap

I'm having a weird issue with my new touchscreen-enabled laptop on Linux Mint 19. The laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 510 (AMD 9410 cpu) For some, but not all programs, opening the file menu and tapping on ...
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Add icons/menu items for applications in XFCE

I am running Debian (Stretch) with XFCE and many applications do not appear in the menu (in my case Whisker Menu). As an example, I often run remote sessions using VNC and at the moment I can only ...
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BASH question: using read, can I capture a single char OR arrow key (on keyup)

So here's my deal: working in BASH, I have already built out a function which works just fine that accepts an array or any number of parameters, and spits out an interactive menu, navigable by arrows ...
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Linux Mint - add file type to “new file” context menu category

I am trying to add a new file extension to cinnamon's new file menu right click create new document I would like to add entries in this list I remember that I have done this before based on a ...
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Deepin Desktop Context Menu

I am having difficulty figuring out where and how to edit my desktop context menu. I am using Deepin desktop environment and file manager on Arch Linux, and am simply trying to edit the "New File" ...
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Start different versions of Firefox from xfce4 main menu or panel item

I'm using firefox version 61.0 on Centos 7 with xfce4. But I also need to use citrix reciever in firefox and this only works until firefox version 52. Therefor I have installed firefox version 52 with ...
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How to restore the “Applications” menu of Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

I was editing menu (rearranging a few shortcuts) when something went wrong and the machine got frozen. Upon hard-resetting I found the "Applications" menu to be completely empty. No way to edit it as ...
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Keep menu and dialog mnemonic underlining “always on”, whether by default or “per-app”?

Linux Mint 18.1. This problem seems to be the consequence of annoying design choices, and imposition of "aesthetics", but I'm not sure. I hate being forced to use the mouse. I consequently use ...
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Try install linux from usb, os load and computer reboot

i try to rescue a old computer win a broken winXp (not rescue the windows ... juste make a full install linux ... ) i try different thing, with alwayse same result. Put iso on ubs stick with etcher.....
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Xfce add to archive right menu item don't work

I have RHEL for developers installed on my local machine with xfce. When I right-click on any file and select add to archive it says that there is no such program. 7zip and fileroller are installed ...
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Debian Stretch Lxde: Lxde Menu category “system tools” merged into “preferences”

All applications that existed in the "system tools" category got merged into the "preferences" category. Menulibre seems to disagree with what I am seeing when I open up the menu, since it only shows ...
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Bash scripting - exiting submenu

Running into an issue with exiting a submenu. Check it out: function submenu { select submenu1 in "Submenu 1" "Submenu 2" "Submenu 3" "Exit to main menu"; do case $submenu1 in "Submenu 1"...
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ncurses/diag like menu for console for OpenBSD?

Strictly on the console, so no GUI, how can I create similar on OpenBSD, like as YAST uses for SLES? Cannot find any ncurses or diag packages on OpenBSD ports.
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ssh -X - disables menu options

My laptop is loaded with Ubuntu 14.04. I have configured a server with Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to ssh as well as ssh -X into the server from my machine. On both my machine as well as the server, I ...
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Deactivate openbox desktop context menu on 2nd screen

I'm using Debian Stretch LXDE (OpenBox) in a dual monitor setup. I activated the openbox context menu of my second screen by setting Desktop (right click) -> Desktop Preferences -> Advanced (...
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What is the file location of GNOME favorites? [duplicate]

I want to directly inspect the contents of my GNOME favorites bar. What is the file location for this bar? (Similar questions focus on creating custom .desktop files in ~/.local/share/applications, ...
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How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories for caja?

I know about that question, but how to do this in caja ?
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Create a menu driven script with do loop and case statement in bash

I am trying to create a bash script to create json files from a txt file in AWS. The script below is failing (I think) at the first case option. I think it's because I have the $opt variable which is ...
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Is there an application I can run under i3 that lists available desktop applications by category and shows their desktop icons?

I love using i3 but one thing I miss from mainstream desktop environments is that they have menus that class desktop applications by their category and display them in convenient lists. Is an ...
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How to hide the menu Gnome/Xfce/GTK applications by default?

I feel that the menu in most applications doesn't add enough benefit to have it shown by default. Some individual applications support hiding the menu (and only showing it when pressing Alt, or a ...
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How can I make this menu in bash error me if the input option is incorrect

I have this menu but the option to give the user an error if the input text is wrong doesn´t work. if [ -n "$1" -a -n "$2" -a -f "$1" ] then dts=($(cat $1 | cut -d: -f$2)) for i in ${!dts[@...
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Adding “open as root” to the right-click context menu of nemo

Since many files and applications seem to need root for proper operation or for allowing edits and having to use the console is too inconvenient, I'd like to have right-click context menu options for "...
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Lines and spaces everywhere disappeared

I wanted to use WebDav so installed Nautilus on my Linux Mint, but after that suddenly lines and spaces have disappeared all over the systems. Find below the screenshots for the same, I tried ...
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How to remove an entry from nautilus context menu?

I'd like to remove a specific menu entry on the nautilus right-click context menu - the "arrange alphabetically" option - since, being right after the "paste" entry, an imprecise click might produce a ...
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Add a new Nautilus context menu action without using `nautilus-actions`

I am posting this in order to provide an answer, as a way to have a simpler method than using nautilus-actions (launched with nautilus-actions-config-tool), while avoiding to write each time an entire ...
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Add 'Create launcher' to Nautilus context menu (without `gnome-desktop-item-edit`)

The idea is to be able to create a shortcut from context menu in order to access an application or even an internet link. The gnome-desktop-item-edit (as indicated here) depends on the gnome-panel ...
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Click while a menu is active doesn't trigger action

I'm currently using Windows 10 and I'm thinking about switching to a linux distro. There are some things I can't get used to though and one of them is the fact that whenever there is an open context ...
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List all desktop files that appears in application menu

Context I'm using GNOME 3.22 and I want to organize all desktop files in groups. To do so, I must list all desktop files that appears in the application menu and use some command from this guide to ...
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Nemo action doesn't work with comand that works in most file managers (as menu services/actions)

I have some commands that I use in many file managers in the same form. Taking one as an example: terminator -e "filebot -get-subtitles -rename -non-strict %f" In the same form it works in a ...
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How do I search files and folders on Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon?

I switched over from Windows 7 Ultimate to Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon a few days ago, and I wanted to search files and folders in my Home directory using the menu, but nothing happened. It seems like ...