Justin Noah justinnoah at
Mon May 1 16:26:26 UTC 2006

How about its called the 'Go' Menu? It's different, not done before (for
defaults), and it would be a nice change of things.  Also it could have a
logo on it as well as the word 'Go' that way it can be refered to as the Go
menu.  Just a thought...

On 5/1/06, Luzi Thoeny <lucius.antonius at> wrote:
> Jani Monoses wrote:
> > On 5/1/06, Pekka Kujansuu <pekuja at> wrote:
> >>
> >> I think it's pretty confusing that the main menu in Xubuntu is called
> >> "Applications", given that it contains more than just applications. It
> >> makes no sense to me at all to click on "Applications" in order to
> >> change my system settings or log out. Is the menu name final for
> Dapper?
> >>
> >
> > True. How about Menu? Or Start  ;) ? The single button without some
> > text may
> > be too small.
> > I like Jonathan's proposal with app/system separation, the drawback is
> > that
> > you need two plugins
> > started for it and it does not behave like a menubar.
> >
> are we not going to have applications/places/system like ubuntu-gnome?
> if possible, i'd go for this solution, because it is already a standard
> on ubuntu-gnome, and i'm sure they have spent lots of thought on it.
> i'm against a button without text, because in the documentation, we need
> to tell people where to click. it needs an actual name, so we can write
> stuff like 'click on Applications->Office->AbiWord'. i'd call it 'Start
> Menu' or similar...
> whatever is decided here, i hope is decided soon, because i will have to
> change all the menu entries  in the documentation...
> ~luzi
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