[xubuntu-users] Freshly installed 18.04 with 16.04 drive mounted as /home has wrong main menu

chris chris352011 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 19:14:45 UTC 2018

On 03/09/18 17:44, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> I just took the plunge and installed Xubuntu 18.04.1 on my home desktop.
> I installed a brand new SSD for the boot drive, and after a couple of
> issues with the DVD, I installed Xubuntu 18.04.1 and brought it up.
> Then I remounted my old /home drive on /home and things went kind of screwy.
> I managed to get past some of the strange things, but this one has me
> baffled - the mouse button brings up the old menus I had on 16.04, not
> the new 18.04 menu I got before I switched /home mounts.
> Many parts of the older menu don't work.  The 16.04 settings manager
> app is still there and it doesn't work on some the Desktop settings at
> all (didn't come up on a desktop right-click - I ran
> xfdesktop-settings and now it's working better, but the menu is still
> the old 16.04-style menu).
> How do I reset the menu back to the new one?  It looks more like the
> Mint menu than the old one.  I have my issues with that, but I
> actually like it better now that I've been using it at work for a few
> weeks.
> I'm guessing it's one of my old config files, but I have no idea which
> one or what to tweak/replace in it.
> Thanks.
> MR
Gave up on xubuntu.  Too much is broken including not being able to shut 
down cleanly on several different laptops I have it installed on.
cheers da kiwi

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