More Space On My Notebook With Gnome Globalmenu

March 9, 2009

Do you want to have more vertical space on your desktop, than take a look at globalmenu.

Add deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/globalmenu-team/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main to your package sources.

Next, add the pgp signature of this package: gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /tmp/awn.keyring --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv E97F4DB8F1F0EC20FF792CA37889D725DA6DEEAA && gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring /tmp/awn.keyring --export --armor E97F4DB8F1F0EC20FF792CA37889D725DA6DEEAA | sudo apt-key add - && rm /tmp/awn.keyring

Install it: sudo apt-get install gnome-globalmenu

Set it up: killall gnome-panel, then right click on the upper gnome panel and choose add to panel. Select Global Menu Applet. Next, right click on this one and choose Preferences. Next, click Enable Gnome Globalmenu and you are done.

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