[xubuntu-users] Problems xubuntu 11.04 due to Ubuntu's move to Unity desktop

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Dec 9 20:49:31 UTC 2011


On Fri, Dec 09, 2011 at 10:31:14AM -0700, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
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> On Fri, 9 Dec 2011 17:07:25 +0000
> Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
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> > I'm having lots of problems having just upgraded to xubuntu 11.04
> > because of the Unity desktop that Ubuntu now uses.
> > 
> > I have just hit the *fourth* program which has lost its menu bar because
> >   
> > it thinks that there's a Unity desktop with the menus there.  So far the
> > programs affected are Firefox, VirtualBox, Wammu and another.            
> > 
> > Firefox is fixable by disabling a plugin but I can't find any way to get
> >    
> > the menus back on VirtualBox and Wammu.
> > 
> > Can anyone suggest a way around this problem?
> > 
> 
> I prefer to use Xubuntu, and do not install Ubuntu first. I suspect you
> will have to remove all of Gnome and Unity that Xubuntu doesn't use,
> which can be difficult at best these days.
> 
It was actually much simpler than that.  All I had to do was remove
appmenu and all related software.

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Chris Green



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