Controlling menubar title on Ubuntu 11.10?

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at
Sun Mar 18 22:11:25 UTC 2012

On 14/03/12 18:07, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> (I initially sent this to ubuntu-devel, but it didn't make it through.)
> Hello.
> I wrote an application that, at startup, prompts the user for a file
> (using a standard "open file" dialog). Ubuntu 11.10 takes the title of
> that dialog ("Choose the file you wish to play") and uses it for the
> rest of the application's session. This is wrong of course. The menu bar
> should display the application's name.
> Is there a way I can control the title of the menu bar?
> The GUI of the application is written using Qt.

So I guess it's not possible then.  This is really a shortcoming in 
Ubuntu and doesn't look very well thought out.  But I'll have to live 
with it.

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