LIM Feature Explained, May Land in 12.04 Update

Ubuntu’s offer of ‘Locally Integrated Menus’ has intrigued many – but how much do you really know about them?

To many they appear to offer a pseudo-compromise between the tidiness provided by Ubuntu’s (oft-derided) App Menu and an atheistically pleasing but easily-accessible way of adding menus back to application windows.

But what are Locally Integrated Menus? And how do they work? The Ubuntu Design Team’s John Lea took some time out to dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding the forthcoming feature…