privacy statement. Linux Quest 4,401 views. The Application Menu Panel in Plasma 5.9. Reply Quote 0. That said, for some reason gtk applications (in my case firefox, thunderbird and gimp) no longer work with the global menu applet. Maybe some plasma packages are missing. This only affects Qt-based applications using Plasma-Integration. KDE’s pioneering feature to separate the menu bar from the application window allows for a new user interface paradigm, with either a Plasma Widget showing the menu, or with the menu neatly tucked away in the window title bar. With the lastest plasma update global menu started to work in electron and all electron based applications. Drag the Application menu to the title bar. Anyway, although I am extremely grateful to the Kde team for the fantastic job they have done with this new major release of Plasma, I hope they will improve the desktop usability making this new interesting feature easier to enable for those who don’t want to spend their time in searching for tutorials like this on the internet. 6 Posts. 1 Reply Last reply . The notion of the global menu is curious - it saves vertical space by presenting a contextual menu on the top panel based on the active application. @andreyorst I can verify that installing libdbusmenu-glib on archlinux does solve this. As you can see, enabling the Global Menu may be a bit complicated if you don’t know where to search. - Support for running arbitrary shell scripts in response to switching activities. I don't know. Reply. Global Menus. You can always update your selection by clicking Cookie Preferences at the bottom of the page. Loading... Unsubscribe from gotbletu? It does take a little bit of time getting used to, but it works quite well overall. It seemed less responsive to me. Re: KDE global menu Xbar is limited to certain KDE styles (Bespin and QtCurve) and it's for KDE apps only. Sign in Already on GitHub? The KDE Menu Button. Here the issue track link. Lately I've become interested in using Plasma with the Global Menu widget. Global Menu is one of the most interesting features of Kde Plasma 5.9, the latest major release of the Kde Desktop Environment. To enable the Global Menu, go to System Settings | Application Style | Window Decorations | Titlebar Buttons. Loading... Unsubscribe from gotbletu? GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. What is the status of this issue? I would like to use the global menu with Visual Studio Code. Like Like. However, I never used the global menu feature (I didn't even know it existed until this evening). Starting with KDE SC 4.10, KDE can now use an appmenu instead of the classic menu, and two styles are available: a menu bar at the top of the screen (a global menu) that's hidden by default and revealed on mouse over or a menu button on the window decoration: Reply. Otherwise the global menu should be automatically disabled, and the classic "In Application" Menu Bar used instead. Can confirm that installing libdbusmenu-glib4 package on my Debian testing solves the issue for me. Re: KDE global menu. Go to the Buttons tab and drag the little Application Menu icon into the Titlebar. Everything Qt and even Chromium works perfect. The question is, can Xfce do something similar? Global Menus allow the user to have the application menu into the application itself, as a titlebar button or into a widget panel placed at the top of the screen. Another complete different history could be Gtk where as my know, there are not any PURE wayland applications that implement the menubar yet. By default, this menu is enabled, although not all Linux desktop environments support it natively. With some exceptions. My personal opinion, based on some reverse engineering I've just finished on this subject, is that, with all due respect, KDE developers did a big mess here. Menu is still there and button do nothing. Press Ctrl+Shift+A to open the Find Action dialog, then type Experimental features, and press Enter. KDE_NO_GLOBAL_MENU (since Plasma 5.11) Disable global menu, even if it is enabled in settings. 9. plasma-menu … This only affects Qt-based applications using Plasma-Integration. Menubar - Global Menu for KDE - Kubuntu 10.10 gotbletu. It can be useful to disable global menu for individual applications that have issues with global menu support (please do file bug reports about this to either the application or global menu in plasmashell!). Hi. - The Baloo file indexer's behavior over indexing of hidden files is now configurable from its system settings area. So the global menus work for some people. ... Quick Tip - Plasma Five Global Menu - Duration: 2:30. - Restoring support for ssh:// links. So I tried the global menu in KDE neon LTS (Plasma 5.9) and I really like the idea. Hello everyone, I like the global menu in kde3 and I tried KDE4.2 rc today and found nothing related. The KDE Plasma Workspace is very highly configurable. Yet, it’s KDE Plasma that can replicate MacOS’s menu bar the best, as far as I know. Now you can use the Title button widget on any application having an application menu. How to reproduce? What versions of atom and electrom did you use? Ok I've run into problem that global menus worked for me on my work PC which is running archlinux, but didn't worked on my home PC which runs archlinux as well. The KDE Global Menu is working in the build 183.4284 but it needs to be activated in experimental features that can be accessed via . I want to thanks the improvements made on Unity Editor. I heavily use mac style desktop setup and global menus are essential for me. And then, add a new panel from Manjaro desktop. Gwen-Dragon Moderator last edited by @blacksuan19. The KDE Plasma workspace is one of the first things you'll see when you boot openSUSE Leap for the first time. Thank you very much. It is working with Atom Editor and the new Electron release. plasma-menu-bar can be used with any KDE style and with the assistance of appmenu-gtk, you can have the gtk2+ (gnome mostly) apps' menu appear on the plasma-menu … In the end, I had it all running, albeit with some odd glitches here and there. But I think it will be improved in 5.20 (old blog post). 2:30 . There's a problem in the so called "Global Menu", that doesn't work properly in a modern KDE desktop. Menu development pretty much came to a standstill as the spread of COVID-19 shut down restaurants around the world. To do this, go to the Windows Decoration option of the Application Style dialog. 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