Ubuntu :: Can't Launch Main Menu From System 10.04?

May 17, 2010

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 and having installed a bunch of apps, I wanted to adjust the main menu but have found that I can't actually launch the main menu from the System / Preferences menu. Nothing happens.ried typing the Main Menu command alacarte into terminal, and I get the following read out.

jvc@CF1:~$ alacarte
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/alacarte", line 36, in <module>


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