What’s New?

MenuLibre 2.0.7 is a bugfix release and 2.1.0 builds on top of that release with several improvements.

2.0.7

  • Disable running as the root user.  This has been responsible for many issues in the past and often led to corrupt menus.  No more!
  • Fix installation under C locale (LP: #1460472)
  • Support psutil 3.0.1 (LP: #1474484)
  • Use string values for GtkEntry (LP: #1430613)
  • Support launcher subdirectories (LP: #1313682)

2.1.0

  • Updated artwork, courtesy of Simon Steinbeiß
  • Refactored several components to improve code quality and maintainability
  • Exit with Ctrl+Q
  • New widgets: GtkApplicationWindow, GtkHeaderbar, GtkStackSwitcher
  • Improved Name and Comment entry
  • Improved Executable and Working Directory entry
  • Improved theme integration with Adwaita and elementary
  • Removed deprecated widgets and properties (Gtk 3.14)
  • Removed intermediate icon selection

Screenshots

MenuLibre 2.1.0 when run as root
MenuLibre can no longer be run as the root user.
MenuLibre 2.1.0 in Xubuntu
MenuLibre now uses a Headerbar and says goodbye to several custom widgets.
MenuLibre 2.1.0 with better text entry
GtkEntries support clickable action buttons, which MenuLibre now fully utilizes.
MenuLibre 2.1.0 with quicker icon selection
The intermediate view when selecting an icon is now gone, removing a needless step.
Searching in MenuLibre 2.1.0
Search is still fast and produces relevant results.
Adwaita GTK theme with MenuLibre 2.1.0
Without the custom widget mess, MenuLibre now shines with the Adwaita GTK theme.

Downloads

The latest version of MenuLibre can be downloaded from Launchpad.  2.0.7 can be found in Debian unstable.  Ubuntu 15.10 “Wily Werewolf” users can install MenuLibre 2.1.0 from the repositories:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install menulibre