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[Bug 1575792] Re: Ubuntu 16.04: Menus not showing in Window's Title Bar in various apps


I have two computers running Ubuntu 16.04.  One is an upgrade, the other
is a clean install.  On the clean install the menus do not show up on
any of my windows every time I reboot my machine, even with the option
checked in Settings:Appearance:Behavior:Show the menus for a window

However, I have found a temporary workaround for this, but I had to put it in my Startup Applications.  I created a new startup program with the following parameters:
Name: Reload Unity
Command: unity
Comment: Unity has windowing menu problems so it needs to be reloaded after bootup

Now when I reboot, I have all my window menus.

It's either the Startup Application or run terminal every time I reboot
to restart unity.  On my other machine, the one that I upgraded 14.04 to
16.04, it happens so rarely I just added a custom launcher to Cairo-Dock
that would reload unity.

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  Ubuntu 16.04: Menus not showing in Window's Title Bar in various apps

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Bug description:
  Menu's no longer appear in open Window's Title Bar for gedit (and I
  suspect for any GUI editor).  The options to set them are still in the
  System Settings > Appearance > Behavior -- In the window's title bar,
  and Always displayed -- yet they are not in the window's title bar
  with these options selected.

  I can no longer select "Save As" when editing existing documents with
  gedit.  The only way to save a document with a new name is to cut-and-
  past into an Untitled Document ... What The Frell?

  I just checked my laptop which still runs 14.04, and the menu's aren't
  showing up in the title bar for LibreOffice, Unity Tweak Tool, dconf
  Editor (can't search for key words), or Nautilus either.

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