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Old 12-30-2010, 11:32 AM   #1
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main menu bar trouble


for some reason the main menu bar is not working correctly.

i have removed it and replaced it with the add to panel window. the applications and system links work but the " places" link only gives me a " error , file not found" when i try the sub directories .

Any ideas?
 
Old 12-31-2010, 04:42 AM   #2
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Does right clicking on Places menu say anything?
 
Old 12-31-2010, 09:28 AM   #3
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There is no such a thing as a "Main Menu Bar in Linux". Linux has no built-in GUI.

What desktop environment are you using?
 
Old 12-31-2010, 09:54 AM   #4
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There is a main menu bar in Gnome which has the 'Places' menu.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Anisha Kaul View Post
There is a main menu bar in Gnome which has the 'Places' menu.
First, there are versions of Ubuntu that use different desktops, and even if the OP uses GNOME (which is most likely), he will now understand that the desktop is a separate application, not part of Linux.
 
Old 12-31-2010, 10:35 AM   #6
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I don't care what Ubuntu uses, 'Places' menu IS in Gnome in the main menu bar!
If the OP mentions 'Places' menu it is obvious that he is using Gnome.
 
Old 12-31-2010, 05:39 PM   #7
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I am sorry for the confusion. entirely my fault.

I am running ubuntu 10.10 The GNOME Panel 2.30.2

The panel at the top of the desktop ( screen ) shows Applications , Places , System.

When I select the Places link it opens up a drop down list containing " Home folder, desktop etc. when i select anything from the drop down list i only get the error message with the exception of the last two items , Computer and Network. They seem to be working properly

" file Not found"

Last edited by 708crane; 12-31-2010 at 05:44 PM.
 
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Try opening a terminal and typing the command "nautilus" (without the quotes).

That should launch Nautilus (GNOME's file manager) in your home directory. And if it fails, since you ran it in a terminal, you can post the error message it printed.
 
  


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