I recently just found a cool software to change your menu into a modern and brand new one. You can apply this software to your Ubuntu or other distros that using gnome enviroment. The software name is GnoMenu, GnoMenu is a consolidated menu for Gnome and based on the gnome Vista menu by qb89dragon. GnoMenu is customizeable and let it’s users to configure and customize it freely. GnoMenu bring gnome menu’s into a new level of graphical menu’s and it is really easy to use.
Here are some screenshots of GnoMenu(Click the Picture to make it larger):
Go to this link and just simply perform the download from the download link that provided. And you also can check the latest version in this link . For Ubuntu users, make sure you are choosing the debian package for installation package.