Ubuntu - Show the Window Menus in Title Bar

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The way Ubuntu displays the control elements (File, View, Go....) for program windows may seems pretty awkward, especially if you are new to Linux. By default the menus for file-handling program are displayed directly into Ubuntu's Menu bar. This tutorial explains how to configure Ubuntu to display the menus directly in title bar of your programs:

Click on the System Settings icon located in the launcher. Then go to Appearance > Behavior.

Under Show the menus for a Window, select In the window's title bar:

Thats it.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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