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Firefox with Global Menu by spliceosome Firefox with Global Menu by spliceosome
Thanks to commenter Wellington at omgubuntu.co.uk in this post [link] I was lead to a firefox extension by Javier S. Pedro [link] that makes the browser menus work with gnome2-globalmenu [link]

I've only tested this on Firefox 3.6, on Ubuntu 10.10 and Linux Mint 10. No guarantees whatsoever that this will work on your system :P.

XPI DOWNLOAD (32 bit)[link]

XPI DOWNLOAD (64 bit)[link]

INSTALLING FROM SOURCE

Thanks to carlosdark54 for solving the libxul dependency problem on ubuntu. Just install the xulrunner-dev package:
"sudo apt-get install xulrunner-dev" or find it in the Software Center.

Then install git. Open up a Terminal window and type in:
"sudo apt-get install git" without the quotes.

Then type in "git clone git://gitorious.org/firefox-gnome-globalmenu/firefox-gnome-globalmenu.git".

Change to the directory where you downloaded the folder:
"cd /home/YOURUSERNAME/firefox-gnome-globalmenu".

Then type in "make -C src dist". There should be a globalmenu.xpi file in this directory. To install it, click on File in firefox, select "Open File" and navigate to where you compiled the globalmenu.xpi file. Select this file, and install it.
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:iconjavaman90:
Thanks! This works great, except that my firefox still displays its own menu bar in the firefox window. How do I remove that firefox menu bar?
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:iconspliceosome:
You'll have to install this plugin: [link]
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:iconjavaman90:
Thanks this works great. I have one "problem" though. The globalmenu does display the menu items from firefox, but firefox is still displaying its own menu items in the window. How do I remove those menu items from the firefox window? I'm running firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu 10.10
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:iconwannabeinoz:
It isn't compatible with Firefox 8. :/
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:iconyo-bhan:
yo-bhan Jul 16, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
worked for me..
thanks :D

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what themes on your ff?
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:iconclaudette86:
claudette86 Jul 16, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
and for firefox 4 or 5 any possibilty? :)
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:iconbobcat80:
There is a patch for FF4 but it doesn't work. Can anyone fix it?

[link]
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:icondavidoteronavarro:
DavidOteroNavarro Apr 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Will there be a Firefox 4 version? It would be great :)
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:iconraulcomash:
raulcomash Mar 28, 2011  Student Interface Designer
i can use this .xpi with my firefox 4??? or i have to keep my 3.6??
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:icon73ll0:
73LL0 Mar 25, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Any plan for Firefox 4???
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