[Techtalk] What distro?

Wendy Galovich wegalovich at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 11 11:16:24 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-10 at 23:08 -0400, Little Girl wrote:
> I notice that my son's current Ubuntu release doesn't have a Run
> command shortcut in the menu. He also isn't offered one there. He can
> run it as a widget in his bar, but that's not the same, and would really bother me. I've been using the Run command from the menu
> for *decades*, and I don't want to give that up. Older releases of
> Ubuntu had it in the menu. Someone must have actually made the
> executive decision to remove it!

It annoyed me too, when that disappeared from the menu.  You can still
run it with Alt-F2, and it's available in the list of applets that can
be added to the panel, but those aren't things that a brand-new user
would be likely to know.

Wendy Galovich

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