How to get menu bar back after hidden in all KDE program windows

us flag

The top, "File, Edit..." menu is gone from all my KDE program windows. Not sure what I changed.

I tried ctrl+m, looked in EVERY setting I can find for days but can not find a way to get my File menu back.

Best I can do is add a an item to the Title Bar buttons for, "Application Menu" which is ok but not what I want.

Menus gone

Am.Shekari avatar
ph flag
It's a widget not a default option in KDE
er flag

I've faced the same problem for quite a long time, trying all possible intuitive tricks and tips, but there's no change even after updating to Ubuntu 22.04 (KDE Plasma 5.24.7).

Today by chance I found the toggle! Now menu bars are back where a common user would expect them. I don't need to press Alt+F anymore to scroll out File options from top left corner of the main screen and move by keyboard arrows in the menu.

How to: Go to Settings -> Startup and Shutdown -> Background Services -> Startup Services -> turn off Application menus daemon.

tr flag

It's forcing applications to use a common menu up in the top left of the main screen (like what Macs do) - problem is, it doesn't work for all apps (i.e. OBS Studio) - I'm trying to find the answer too - annoying!


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