ClassicMenu Indicator provides a simple way to get a classic GNOME-style application menu for those who prefer this over the Unity dash menu. This simple tutorial is going to show you how to install it in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal.

The PPA that contains the packages of ClassicMenu Indicator hasn’t updated for Ubuntu 12.10 yet. You can directly download the deb package from:


Then hit Ctrl+Alt+T, copy and paste this command to install the downloaded packages:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/classicmenu-indicator_0.07_all.deb

Run this command to fix dependencies:

sudo apt-get -f install