As you might be aware that local menu is making a come back in Ubuntu 14.04. Like previous few versions the menu is located in the global top panel in Ubuntu 14.04 by default but you can choose to switch to local menu from the settings. In this quick top we shall see how to enable to local menu in Ubuntu 14.04.
Switch to local menu in Ubuntu 14.04:
To use local menus instead of global ones in Ubuntu 14.04, all you need to do is to enable it at:
System Settings-> Appearance-> Behavior-> Show the menus for a window
Don’t worry if you can’t find it. Here are the steps in details and with screenshots to help you out.
Go to Unity Dash (press Windows key) and search for System Settings:
In the System Settings, choose Appearance:
In here, go to Behavior tab and look for Show the menus for a window and then check ‘In the window’s title bar‘:
That’s it. No need of a log out or reboot. The changes are immediate. You can check it with any application:
In case you want to switch back to global menu, you can follow the exact same method, just check the other box this time. I hope this quick helped you to enable local menu option. Stay tuned for more Ubuntu 14.04 tutorial and tips.