Provides a way to run menubar commands through
rofi, much like the Unity 7
Heads-Up Display (HUD).
mate-hud was originally forked from
It was subsequently improved by incorporating improvements from snippins
What is a HUD and why should I care?
A Heads-Up Display (HUD) allows you to search through an application's appmenu. So if you're trying to find that single filter in Gimp but can't remember which filter category it fits into or if you can't recall if preferences sits under File, Edit or Tools on your favourite browser, you can just search for it rather than hunting through the menus.
includes an implementation of the
service. Applications exporting their menu via
dbusmenu need this
service to run.
mate-hud.py tries to get the menu of the currently
focused window, lists possible actions and asks the user which one to
mate-hud.py, binds itself to the
shortcut by default.
mate-hud.py reads one gsettings keys:
mate-hud.py will not execute until those gsettings keys are created,
mate-hud Debian package will do, and the
is set to True using something like
dconf-editor. MATE Tweak
will soon add the functionality the endable/disable
vala-panel-appmenuapplet for MATE should be added to a panel.
mate-hud.pyshould be started on session start-up.
- The following should be added to the users
if [ -n "$GTK_MODULES" ]; then GTK_MODULES="$GTK_MODULES:unity-gtk-module" else GTK_MODULES="unity-gtk-module" fi export GTK_MODULES export UBUNTU_MENUPROXY=1
A reference package for Debian/Ubuntu is available from: