Status of new DE agnostic menu tests

lukefromdc at hushmail.com lukefromdc at hushmail.com
Tue Jun 11 18:07:08 UTC 2013


GNOME 3.6 does not seem to give ANY standard menu anymore, instead
giving a search box only that will then pull up menu options. I don't see any
way to put US menus in that unless it was an extension that added a true
menu like Frippery does. That would be hell to mantain, given the constant
changes in gnome-shell.

On 06/11/2013 at 3:13 AM, "Kaj Ailomaa" <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:
>
>On Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 08:34 AM, Len Ovens wrote:
>> 
>> On Mon, June 10, 2013 8:23 pm, lukefromdc at hushmail.com wrote:
>> > 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.
>> 
>> Hmm, got this message but not the last one below. I am guessing 
>my server
>> is just too slow. I did get  a faster computer today and will 
>try it
>> tomorrow. Anyway, glad to hear at least something works. The 
>problem with
>> the gnomeshell menus is they merge incorrectly. That is what 
>moving the
>> merge line in the menu is for. (I left it down below so you can 
>look for
>> it) this is a fairly common error in default menu config files.
>> 
>> 
>
>Just want to point out that Luke is talking about a gnome 
>extensions
>here, so not a standard Gnome menu. I'm guessing this one
>https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/13/applications-menu/.
>There are a few options when it comes to Gnome menus, but the most
>relevant I guess, if wanting to file bugs, especially upstream, 
>would be
>the "classic mode", or "fallback mode" menu.
>
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