Global Menu for Vala Panel (and xfce4-panel and mate-panel if you hack mate-settings-daemon)
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Vala Panel Application Menu

This is Global Menu for using in Vala Panel and xfce4-panel. unity-gtk-module is used as backend.

Dependencies:

All:

  • GLib (>= 2.40.0)
  • GTK+ (>= 3.12.0)
  • valac (>= 0.24.0)
  • libbamf (>=0.5.0)

Installation after building

  • Create a .gtkrc in your home(~) directory
  • Create a .config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini file in your home(~) directory
  • Add to this files: export GTK_MODULES=unity-gtk-module:$GTK_MODULES
  • Add to .config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini file only: gtk-shell-shows-app-menu=true gtk-shell-shows-menubar=true
  • Add to ~/.profile: export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=1 export GTK_MODULES=unity-gtk-module:$GTK_MODULES
  • For XFCE Only: open xfce4-settings-editor and add keys Gtk/ShellShowsMenubar and Gtk/ShellShowsAppmenu to xsettings hive of xfce4 settings.

Arch Linux

Building unity-gtk-module from sources for distros other than Arch or Ubuntu

  • bzr branch lp:unity-gtk-module
  • git clone https://github.com/rilian-la-te/unity-gtk-module-packages.git
  • Copy a patch from github package to unity-gtk-module branch
  • patch -p0 -i "unity-gtk-module-gsettings.patch"
  • ../configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-gtk=2 --enable-gtk-doc --disable-static && make && sudo make install && ../configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-gtk=3 --enable-gtk-doc --disable-static && make && sudo make install

Author

Special thanks: