Linked by David Adams on Tue 14th Feb 2012 17:25 UTC, submitted by Anonymous
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu It looks like a new "locally integrated menu" will make it into Unity, starting with version 5.6.0. There's basically no information about the new locally integrated menubar, except for two bug reports which link to some custom Unity, Compiz, Metacity and Light Themes branches so to see "LIM" in action, I've compiled all these branches and here's the result. The "locally integrated menubar" can be displayed on the panel (for maximized windows) as well as in the window decoration (unmaximized windows). But it's not displayed on both in the same time.
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RE: Comment by aaronb
by swinkels.pieter on Tue 14th Feb 2012 19:51 UTC in reply to "Comment by aaronb"
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I definitely agree with the above statement. When the application is maximized, you save screen real estate when its menu is part of the panel. When the application is not maximized, you do not have to guess anymore to which application the menu in the panel belongs.

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