Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-15 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I agree about UNITY-- I find gnome to be a much better interface, but I wanted to try it before I decide, and discovered the menu bug, which affects other programs, not only Lyx. Ehud Kaplan On 8/11/2011 6:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-15 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I agree about UNITY-- I find gnome to be a much better interface, but I wanted to try it before I decide, and discovered the menu bug, which affects other programs, not only Lyx. Ehud Kaplan On 8/11/2011 6:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-15 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I agree about UNITY-- I find gnome to be a much better interface, but I wanted to try it before I decide, and discovered the menu bug, which affects other programs, not only Lyx. Ehud Kaplan On 8/11/2011 6:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Liviu Andronic
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility.  The bug has been

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Helge Hafting
On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has been known for almost a year. Does

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as well. EK On 8/11/2011 9:20 AM, Helge Hafting wrote: On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has been known for

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Richard Heck
On 08/11/2011 06:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 09:31:47 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as well. EK If your purpose is

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Dr Eberhard W Lisse
On 8/11/11 11:25 PM, Richard Heck wrote: [...] I saw it once, too, and fled. It's probably great for netbooks and tablets, but why would I want to use such a thing on a desktop machine? And don't get me started about Gnome 3.0 I don't even use it on the eeePC el

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
Ehud, I did a quick search, and it seems the bug has been fixed upstream: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbusmenu/+bug/619811 Also, in the meantime, there is a workaround documented here: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/134649 Jacob

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Liviu Andronic
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility.  The bug has been

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Helge Hafting
On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has been known for almost a year. Does

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as well. EK On 8/11/2011 9:20 AM, Helge Hafting wrote: On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has been known for

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Richard Heck
On 08/11/2011 06:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 09:31:47 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as well. EK If your purpose is

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Dr Eberhard W Lisse
On 8/11/11 11:25 PM, Richard Heck wrote: [...] I saw it once, too, and fled. It's probably great for netbooks and tablets, but why would I want to use such a thing on a desktop machine? And don't get me started about Gnome 3.0 I don't even use it on the eeePC el

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
Ehud, I did a quick search, and it seems the bug has been fixed upstream: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbusmenu/+bug/619811 Also, in the meantime, there is a workaround documented here: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/134649 Jacob

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Liviu Andronic
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: > I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its > appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as > VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility.  The bug has

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Helge Hafting
On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug has been known for almost a year. Does

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread ehud.kap...@gmail.com
I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as well. EK On 8/11/2011 9:20 AM, Helge Hafting wrote: On 11. aug. 2011 10:03, ehud.kap...@gmail.com

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: > I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps > its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other > programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. > The bug has been known for

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Richard Heck
On 08/11/2011 06:19 PM, Steve Litt wrote: > On Thursday, August 11, 2011 04:03:20 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: >> I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps >> its appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other >> programs, such as VLC), possibly because of a qt4

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Steve Litt
On Thursday, August 11, 2011 09:31:47 AM ehud.kap...@gmail.com wrote: > I have tried gnome and KDE, but wanted to try Unity. The > developers know of the bug, and it has nothing to do with Lyx-- it > has to do (apparently) with qt4 and it affects other programs as > well. EK If your purpose is

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:03 AM, ehud.kap...@gmail.com < ehud.kap...@gmail.com> wrote: > I have discovered that the new Ubuntu 11.04 GUI Unity (or perhaps its > appmenu) kills the menus on Lyx 2.0 (and several other programs, such as > VLC), possibly because of a qt4 incompatibility. The bug

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Dr Eberhard W Lisse
On 8/11/11 11:25 PM, Richard Heck wrote: [...] > I saw it once, too, and fled. It's probably great for netbooks and > tablets, but why would I want to use such a thing on a desktop machine? > And don't get me started about Gnome 3.0 I don't even use it on the eeePC el

Re: UNITY (in Ubuntu) kills menus

2011-08-11 Thread Jacob Bishop
Ehud, I did a quick search, and it seems the bug has been fixed upstream: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libdbusmenu/+bug/619811 Also, in the meantime, there is a workaround documented here: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/134649 Jacob