Status of new DE agnostic menu tests

lukefromdc at lukefromdc at
Tue Jun 11 03:23:28 UTC 2013

I've now tested the new menu package with cairo-dock and with
the Frippery menus in gnome-shell 3.6. In both cases, the US
menus were mixed alphabetically with the others, which was
NOT the case in Cinnamon.

On 06/09/2013 at 9:29 PM, lukefromdc at wrote:
>The new menu package works fine in Cinnamon. I tested it both with 
>main Cinnamon menu applet and with a better-performing alternate 
>applet I normally use. The UbuntuStudio menus come up fine either 
>Your menu package now goes into all my production machines as well 
>the partition I am using to work towards a Cinnamon meta for US-
>On 06/09/2013 at 1:10 PM, "Len Ovens" <len at> wrote:
>>Luke from DC,
>>   I can't get cinnamon to work here... could be because of what I
>>installed it on top of :)  But if you like you may want to try the
>>ubuntustudio-menu in my personal ppa:
>>Please note that this is a work in progress, a snapshot of where 
>>our real
>>ubuntustudio-menu package is going.
>>I have found that most stock menu files are broken (kde being the
>>exception so far) and that there is a line near the top of
>>/etc/xdg/menus/* or
>>/etc/xdg/<session_name>/menus/* that should be 
>>second last line.
>>Look for a line like:
>>       <DefaultMergeDirs/>
>>Near the top and move it just before the </Menu> line at the 
>>bottom of the
>>file. There are more than one </Menu> lines in there so make sure 
>>it is
>>the last one :) I have been bug reporting these as I find them.
>>Len Ovens
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