Status of new DE agnostic menu tests

lukefromdc at lukefromdc at
Tue Jun 11 18:29:22 UTC 2013

CORRECTION: GNOME 3.6 will show a menu if you click on the
bottom icon in the overview sidebar. This menu, like Cairo-dock
and frippery, mixes up the menus alphabetically.

On 06/11/2013 at 2:07 PM, lukefromdc at wrote:
>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 
>changes in gnome-shell.
>On 06/11/2013 at 3:13 AM, "Kaj Ailomaa" <zequence at> 
>>On Tue, Jun 11, 2013, at 08:34 AM, Len Ovens wrote:
>>> On Mon, June 10, 2013 8:23 pm, lukefromdc at 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 
>>here, so not a standard Gnome menu. I'm guessing this one
>>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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