Enable Global Menu for LibreOffice in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

By default, LibreOffice comes without global menu enabled. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to enable it in Ubuntu 12.04 / 11.10 if you haven’t already done so. For those who don’t know what Global Menu is can read this post.

Without wasting anymore of your time, lets get going.


  • Enable Global Menu in LibreOffice in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to install it.

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sudo apt-get install lo-menubar











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2 thoughts on “Enable Global Menu for LibreOffice in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)”

  1. I want to disable global menu (in 12.10 Ubuntu) for LO. This is because, it prevents use of “Alt+ Underline letter” to access menu item. It took me lot of practice to memorize them..(LO versions in Windows still allow this).
    Using Alt +F10 and then the arrow keys is far less efficient.
    Kindly help me remove the global menu and get back the usage of alt+ Underlined.

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