The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

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Aparthia
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The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by Aparthia » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:14 am

Hey,

I recently came across Linux mint and ran it in a virtual machine. I really liked the menu it uses instead of the one Ubuntu uses(the one with three drop-down menus). I was wondering if there was any way to port that menu over to Ubuntu or is it limited by license to Linux Mint?

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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by remoulder » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:32 am

You can download the .debs from http://packages.linuxmint.com/list.php?release=Isadora or add the repo deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/isadora main to your software sources.
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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by zerozero » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:53 am

Or you can add this PPA to your sources.list that only have MintMenu and the required dependences needed to work in Ubuntu

https://launchpad.net/~webupd8team/+archive/mintmenu

After the PPA added and system updated, kill the gnome panel and "Add to panel"
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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by remoulder » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:57 am

zerozero wrote:Or you can add this PPA to your sources.list
I didn't know about that PPA. Do you know if there is any advantage in using this, ubuntu specific changes perhaps, rather than using the mint repo directly?
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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by zerozero » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:03 am

In this PPA are only the dependences required to make MintMenu work (and all are from Mint)
It's just a question of making things easy and for the feedback it works very well in Ubuntu
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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by Aparthia » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:50 pm

I added the repository posted by zerozero and it worked :)... Thanks.
I tried adding the deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/isadora main source but it wouldn't work.

Thanks for the help

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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by StanTheMan » Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:37 pm

In both Ubuntu and Mint Gnome there are two options for Menu.
Right-click on the Panel , and select " Add to Panel " . Go down the list of add items to TWO versions of Menu - one is main Gnome (traditional) and the other is Custom .
Add one that you like , and remove the old one.

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Re: The Mint Menu in Ubuntu?

Post by remoulder » Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:10 am

StanTheMan wrote:one is main Gnome (traditional) and the other is Custom
Stan, the OP was asking specifically about adding the Mint menu.
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