How to Enable ‘Global Menu’ (App Menus in Top-bar) in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.04

Though it’s not perfect, Global menu is still possible in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04 with the default Gnome Desktop. It used to have a Gnome Global Menu extension to enable focused app menus (e.g., File, Edit, View, Help, etc.) in the top panel. It is however discontinued because GTK+ development is blocking the uniform support… Continue reading How to Enable ‘Global Menu’ (App Menus in Top-bar) in Ubuntu 20.04, 21.04

Enable Global Menu For Android Studio, NetBeans, IntelliJ IDEA in Ubuntu

Want to enable the Unity AppMenu (Global Menu) support for NetBeans IDE, IntelliJ IDEA, Android Studio, etc in Ubuntu? Thanks to open source, there’s a project called java-swing-ayatana that enables Global Menu as well as HUD support for all Java Swing Applications in Ubuntu Unity desktop. Here are some applications with Global Menu enabled via… Continue reading Enable Global Menu For Android Studio, NetBeans, IntelliJ IDEA in Ubuntu

Enable Global Menu in Elementary OS Luna

Last updated on February 10th, 2014 Want to try the Ubuntu Unity-Style Global Menu in Elementary OS Luna? Well, it’s easy to accomplish this via super wingpanel. Super Wingpanel, wingpanel from the elementaryos project with some additional features: auto hide / intellihide / intellislim slim mode a la wingpanel-slim First take a look at the… Continue reading Enable Global Menu in Elementary OS Luna