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Added the man page. Fixes issue 313.

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@@ -6,7 +6,10 @@ DISTCHECK_CONFIGURE_FLAGS = --disable-schemas-install --disable-static
+man_MANS = gnome-globalmenu.1
+ $(man_MANS) \ \ \ \
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+.\" Hey, EMACS: -*- nroff -*-
+.\" First parameter, NAME, should be all caps
+.\" Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection
+.\" other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
+.\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
+.\" Some roff macros, for reference:
+.\" .nh disable hyphenation
+.\" .hy enable hyphenation
+.\" .ad l left justify
+.\" .ad b justify to both left and right margins
+.\" .nf disable filling
+.\" .fi enable filling
+.\" .br insert line break
+.\" .sp <n> insert n+1 empty lines
+.\" for manpage-specific macros, see man(7)
+.TH "GNOME-GLOBALMENU" "1" "03. Feb. 2009" "Benjamin Marwell" ""
+gnome\-globalmenu \- Global Menu for GNOME
+.\" TeX users may be more comfortable with the \fB<whatever>\fP and
+.\" \fI<whatever>\fP escape sequences to invode bold face and italics,
+.\" respectively.
+Global\ Menu is the globally-shared menu bar of all applications launched in your desktop session.
+Global Menu consists two components:
+- GTK Plugin (
+- gnome-panel applet (GlobalMenu.PanelApplet). The applet also acts as a window selector.
+On XFCE, a minimal applet (GlobalMenu.XfcePlugin) is also implemented.
+After installation, Add to applet "Global Menu Panel Applet" to the panel, and enable the GTK plugin from the preference dialog of the applet.
+The behavior of the applet is fully controlled via the preference dialog. The GTK plugin is affected by
+\fB--verbose\fP produce a verbose log.
+\fB--log-file=<file>\fP write the log into <file>.
+\fB--disable\fP disable Global Menu.
+This environment variable constains binary names of the applications for whom the GTK plugin module should be disabled.
+For the complete and up-to-date documentation, please visit
+This manual page was origninal written by Benjamin Marwell <>,
+for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
+Rewritten by Yu Feng <> on Feb 22 2009, before integrated into the project.

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