Integrating the Eclipse menu into the global Ubuntu menu

If you want to integrate the Eclipse menu into the global Ubuntu menu you can follow the instructions in Bug comment. Here are the steps:

[code source=”shell”]

#Step 1: Open the configuration file
sudo vim /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/menuproxies/libappmenu.so

# Step 2: (search for "Eclipse")
/Eclipse<return>

# Step 3: (replace "E" with "X")
rX

# Step 4: (save)
Press ESC and ZZ

# Step 5:
sudo ldconfig

# Step 6: Restart Eclipse
[/code]

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One Response to Integrating the Eclipse menu into the global Ubuntu menu

  1. Peter Reuter says:

    Thanks for the hint. Just wanted to mention, that (according to bug comment #91) on 64-bit systems the file has moved to /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/menuproxies/libappmenu.so.

    Regards,
    Peter

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