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[FAQ] Ubuntu How to Enable the Debian Menu

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The Debian Menu is a great menu you have it will show a lot off apps and other software thats not normally shown under the Applications menu in unbuntu i like it for getting to configuration files like the gdm setup and other stuff the way we will install this is via the apt-get so hopefully you already know how to open up the CLI (command line interface) or console once you do that you will put in the following commands first we want to make sure our repos are current so issue the following

Code:
sudo apt-get update
then we will want to install the packages need you will need "menu" and "menu-xdg" so to install these issue these two commands

Code:
sudo apt-get install menu

sudo apt-get install menu-xdg
now that you have these 2 packages installed you should be good to go however sometimes it will not show up right away so first thing we need to do is update the menus as follows

Code:
sudo update-menus
then click on the applications tab in your panel and see if its there.. if it still does not show then right click on the applications tab and select "menu editor" after that just add the check mark to the debain menu close it and then issue the update menus command once again.. hope this helps some of you i know id be really lost with out that menu
    
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Ill try this one out when i have my laptop later

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