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Gnome2 globalmenu is an application or applet that make our gnome application menubar to be sticky with panel like the Mac OSX one. More info about gnome2 globalmenu


Here is the simple steps to install it on Ubuntu 9.04 jaunty:

Edit the sources.list

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the globalmenu repo lines:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/globalmenu-team/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/globalmenu-team/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main


Download and enable the GPG key:

wget http://gnome2-globalmenu.googlecode.com/files/GlobalMenuKey.gpg
sudo apt-key add GlobalMenuKey.gpg


Update the software list and install the globalmenu:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-globalmenu


Just right click the panel add the globalmenu applet . .
enjoy using gnome2 globalmenu 🙂