Menu bar shown even when it shouldn't be, without Unity

Bug #853886 reported by dobey on 2011-09-19
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

When not using Unity, the menu bar in gnome-terminal is always shown by default, even when the profile settings are to not do so. This also results in the right-click menu in the terminal having "Show Menubar" as an option, when it is already shown.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-terminal 3.0.1-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Sep 19 09:52:47 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110322.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LC_COLLATE=C
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/usr/bin/zsh
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-18 (0 days ago)

dobey (dobey) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Michael Gratton (mjog) wrote :

The menu bar's mnemonic accellerators conflict with a commonly used Bash keybinding: Alt-F - move forward a word.

Thus not being able to prevent the menu bar from showing by default has a strong negative impact on the usability of gnome-terminal.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Mike, no it doesn't. Try Edit>Keyboard shortcuts and uncheck "Enable menu access keys such as Alt+F to open the File menu."

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