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Install Classic Gnome Menu in Ubuntu 11.10

There is always a chance for getting a menu. The whole desktop system is based on Menu than dash. It is the default methode to find and launch progrmmes since computer GUI. Now a days everybody is switching to dash and overlay system like gnome shell dash, ubuntu dash etc… But there is still lot of significance for a programme menu

In ubuntu 11.10 we will not get an application menu. If you have a small indicator which launches the application menu then you can easly start a programme without going to the dash searching it etc..

Here is a solution to add the Classing gnome applicaiton menu into Ubuntu 11.10

Steps to install application menu in ubuntu 11.10

1. Add repository. Just open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) then type

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing

2. Update the repository system

sudo apt-get update

3. Install the menu indicator

sudo apt-get install classicmenu-indicator

4. Reboot – After installation just reboot the system. You will get an application menu in ubuntu 11.10 Unity desktop

Cardapio Menu in Ubuntu 11.10

Cardapio is a main menu alternative with some cool features: it comes with Zeitgeist integration, includes plugins for performing inline searches of Files (via Tracker), Software Center, Google, Wikipedia, and much more.

To use the launcher, firstly install Cardapio:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cardapio-team/unstable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cardapio

There is a unity launcher for cardapio. So you can drag that just into unity sidebar.

Just download the Cardapio launcher from HERE, extract it and copy the file to ~/.local/share/applications/

(important: if you don’t place it here, it will disappear once you restart your computer).

.local” is a hidden folder in your home directory so press CTRL + H to see it. Then drag the file to the Unity Launcher.

These are the cool menu solutions in Ubuntu 11.10 to make a quick application launch.

Use A Classic Menu In Unity (ClassicMenu Indicator Or Cardapio) From Webupd8


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