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How to change the VPN icon on menu bar in OS X?

The change in status for the default VPN icon on the menu bar is very subtle. I think it's just whether the bars are solid grey (not connected) or translucent (connected). I can't tell whether I am ...
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How to reduce the Windows 7 menu expansion delay?

Ok, so you hover over the items pinned to the Win 7 menu, and wait all month for it to pop out the sub menu containing recent items opened with the selected app. Is there a registry hack to speed ...
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Firefox 4 show tools menu in button interface

I like the extra vertical space provided by the latest firefox beta (4b9). However, the button interface doesn't give you access to the tools menu. I know that I can either temporarily enable the ...
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Gimp has no xtns menu in Windows?

I'm trying to follow the instructions here and cannot find the xtns menu in the version I'm running of GIMP 2.0: ...
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how do you create a menu item in the Ubuntu applications menu which changes the current directory before running a shell script?

I'm looking to add a menu item to the applications menu in Ubuntu which will run a shell script. In order for the shell script to work I need to cd into the directory which contains the shell script. ...
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How to create a PDF menu

How can I create a menu in a PDF file, similar to this one: http://www.pwc.com/us/en/10minutes/assets/10minutes-on-the-cloud.pdf The menu appears when you hover over the top of the page. It works ...
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Firefox Right-click Context Menus Background

When I right-click in Firefox my menus are grey with a slightly darker grey for the font which is difficult to read. Is there a way to manually edit the background colors of these menus?
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Where does Windows Explorer store the ordering of file item menus, like Start & Quick Launch?

In the Favorites menu for example, Windows Explorer allows the user to move files and folders around within each sub-menu, and "remembers" the ordering. Where is that ordering information stored? The ...
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Open with Notepad++ as Administrator Context Menu

I'd like to add an "Open with Notepad++ as Administrator" context menu for all files to Windows 7. I've tried the solutions listed here: ...
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How do I fix this strange Windows 7 menu behavior?

On my Windows 7 64bit Pro install, for no apparent reasons, all menus suddenly align with their right side lined up with the menu item, rather than the traditional left side. This happens regardless ...
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How can I reduce the delay before window previews are shown in the Windows 7 taskbar?

I really love the preview feature of the Windows 7 taskbar. There's only one reason I don't use it more often -- it takes a relatively long time to display the actual window. There is a registry ...
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Application menu dropdowns right-aligned in Windows 7

I've noticed in two of my Windows 7 installs (both 64-bit) that after the last couple of updates, most application menus seem to be right-aligned instead of left as if there's not enough room to ...
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Modify the Windows shell menu

I'm sure everyone has been annoyed by a cluttered, slow and ugly shell menu after you install some apps, so I was wondering if there is a way to remove some entries from appearing in the shell menu. ...
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Standalone GNOME menu

Is there a "standalone" version of the GNOME applications menu? That is, a simple widget that can be positioned anywhere on the desktop (and closed!), like a normal window, that will expand when ...
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Remove windows 7 entry from grub

I recently installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS and formatted my windows 7 hdd, but the windows 7 entry is still showing in grub. How can I remove the entry from grub? Greetz
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I lost the menu inside of Explorer (file browser) under Windows XP

The question says it all. Inside of the file explorer under Windows XP, I lost all menu items from the top, as well as the toolbars. And right-clicking only gives me the file/directory context menu, ...
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Firefox: How do you get your Menu back after you hide everything?

I've hidden everything on my firefox browser (menu, Toolbar, etc) so that i only have the browser window. Unfortunately, I don't know how to get them back. I've done right click on the title bar, ...
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Making the popup toolbar menus on Windows XP's taskbar stay put during editing

I'm looking for a way to make the popup toolbar menus on Windows XP's taskbar stay in place while you edit it, and only close when you tell it to--by clicking outside it, for example. Right now it ...
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GRUB does not wait for me to choose between systems

When my netbook boots, the GRUB menu does not wait me to choose between systems. It goes automatically into Ubuntu system. How can I solve this problem?
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How can I re-arrange the order of the boot menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Aesthetically editing grub.cfg Make grub keep its default boot under kernel updates I have installed Ubuntu and Kubuntu on my same machine. How can I rearrange the ...
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How can I get my Chrome icon back?

Somehow the Google Chrome entry in the applications menu disappeared in Ubuntu. Is there a simple way of getting it back?
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How to remove Windows boot menu password?

Once I had set a supervisor password for my Windows boot screen, but now I forgot that password. I am unable to access the boot menu since it's asking for the password, and all of the menu options ...
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Showing the menu bar on multiple screens on Mac OS X

I've just installed a new monitor on my MacBook, and I noticed that the menu bar only appears on one screen or the other - I have to haul over to whichever screen has the menu if I'm using the other ...
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buttons to revert and add item to menu aren't working

I right-clicked Applications -> clicked Edit Menu -> reset -> confirmed, but Ubuntu One, which I accidetanlly removed wasn't added. Although Ubuntu One was removed, I tried to remove duplicated items ...
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paint.NET crashing when using the menus

Whenever I go to the menus in paint.NET it crashes with an error log saying the below. I tried the newest version as well as verison 2.7 Any ideas on what's going on? :P Exception details: ...
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key activation or software problem [closed]

hi im having problems with my samsungi900. i just can not get certain keys to work like the power key, main menu key, volume key, camera key, the track pad. i would like to know if something is wrong ...
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ubuntu: position of menu icon on the top menubar changes randomly

The position of icons in the menubar on the top of the ubuntu desktop changes randomly from time to time. For example I had the user icon (the one with the logoff/shutdown sub menu) somewhere in the ...
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OFFICE 2010: Are menus dead?

I downloaded Office 2010 and have been fiddling with Excel and found the UI to be excellent. However, unless I'm missing it, menus are nowhere to be found. Are they done?
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How do you turn on the underlined characters in menus for keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7

In XP, there is an option (maybe in display effects? I don't rememer at the moment) to hide underlines in menus. This allows you to see the underlined characters in the application menus all the time. ...
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Mac Menu Bar Covering Options

I'm new to my Mac and using Flash. When I go to the Publish Settings option I expect to see something like this: But, instead of seeing that nice bar at the top saying "Publish Settings" and the ...
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How to increase contrast of Windows 7 Menu Item highlight

The Windows 7 menu item highlight effect is quite subtle - on my machine, menu items go from light grey to having a light blue shading. This makes it quite hard to tell at a glance which exact menu ...
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Where are Gnome user-customized menu entries stored?

I can never remember which hidden folder the .desktop files are in, and several google searches don't show it.
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DVD authoring software that makes menus automatically (using filenames in menus)?

I often grab handfuls of .mpg or .avi movies and burn them to playable DVDs. I like having DVD menus, but I don't really need them to say anything beyond what's in the filename. Right now I'm using ...
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How to open a local file in Google Chrome

In Google Chrome's minimalist brilliance, they seem to have forgotten a menu item to launch a dialog box to open a local file. How to get around this? I don't want to drag local files onto the ...
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What does the GEGL Operation in GIMP do?

I see it under the Tools menu, but I've never used it before. What's it do?
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Options not available anymore in my Samsung 932bw lcd

I think a friend messed up something in my monitor. I left him playing a game and when i came back, i noticed that the brightness was very high. I tried to change it but i couldn't, brithness, ...
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Windows 7 taskbar, create popup menus?

Is there a way in Windows 7 to create a single icon that pops up with a menu? I'm used to having True Launch Bar installed, but at the moment it doesn't integrate with the new taskbar/shortcut bar of ...
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Could you have a hard drive imaging option in Grub?

I really like hd imaging programs, such as norton ghost, but I find that I don't run then as often as I should. Would it be possible to have, in grub, the following menu items: ? Boot from hard ...
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Recommended DVD Creator

Can anyone suggest/recommend free/cheap software for creating a DVD with a menu? I want to make a DVD of our honeymoon videos and break it into sections with a menu. I already have software for ...
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Are “docked” menus a good idea for Websites? [closed]

Why do the majority of websites use menus that disappear when you scroll down? Is it a good idea to "dock" the menu to the top of the screen (like this), so visitors can easily navigate no matter ...
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How can I have per-window menus in OS X?

On a huge monitor (or multiple monitors) it's quite a round trip (I pack a lunch) to move the mouse pointer from a window near the bottom of the screen all the way up to the top of the monitor to ...