Classic Menu Indicator 0.10 Adds Support For Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS

As you know, the Classic Menu Indicator is a the notification area applent for the old Gnome. (The default one in Ubuntu 11.10). It provides a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who don’t like the Unity Dash. The latest version is Classic Menu Indicator 0.09, which has been recently released.

Classic Menu Indicator 0.10 has been release, bringing the below changes:

  • ported to GTK3, Python3
  • Ubuntu Software Center in main menu
  • custom logo icon support
  • new preference window allows to change menu definitions, icons, and other settings.
  • show wine applications, and even Android apps for me.
  • various fixes and translation updates

Install Classic Menu Indicator on Ubuntu

Installation instructions:

In order to successfully install Classic Menu Indicator on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, you have to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the classicmenu-indicator package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install classicmenu-indicator

Optioanal, to remove classicmenu-indicator, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove classicmenu-indicator

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