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Re: F12: Gnome "Menubar" missing on multiple applications,



On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 23:58:59 +0100
Wim ten Have <whaveten gmail com> wrote:

> On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 09:08:24 +1100
> David Timms <dtimms iinet net au> wrote:
> 
> > On 12/13/2009 08:56 AM, Wim ten Have wrote:
> > >    Many applications that have dependencies towards seem all to
> > > have lost their "title/window/dressing/top" menu's.
> > Could you post a screen shot somewhere (not the list), because I
> > don't think I see what you describe ?
> 
>   It is simple, if you launch 'gnome-terminal' you have the option to
>   enable "Show Menubar".  Click in the window left mouse button.
> There you'll find a checkbox.  If it is enabled then the terminal
> emulator will show "[File] [Edit] [View] [Terminal] [Help]" tabs.
> This worked perfectly for me under F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11.
> But per F12 those seemed gone.  I experience same with other
> applications (many) like my mailer 'claws'.
> 
>   I did go as far as cleaning my entire default repos on the GNOME
>   desktop and rebuilding it.  But it seemed not to help.
> 
>   For many applications this is not a problem as they give you
> internal handles to control the "Menubar" options.  But some do not
> give you access to their configuration items.
> 
>   Example is my default email frontend 'claws'.  I have absolute no
>   control to setup and edit my preferences.
> 
>   Hope this is enought info, if not let me know and i'll provide you
>   screen shots.
> 

   Serving my own problem;

   # yum erase gnome-globalmenu-common-0.7.8-1.fc12.x86_64

   Seems to do the trick.  I figure there's something very wrong with
   the gnome-globalmenu stuff.

-- 
-- Wim ten Have. 


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