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I just installed Chromium today and removed Google Chrome via "sudo apt-get purge Google-Chrome-stable"

The application is gone, but the shortcut in my menu is still there. Does anyone have any ideas on how to remove it?

Here's a screenshot of what I see when I type in "Chr(om)", which is how I typically search for Chromium.

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Let's check for the remaining launcher:

ls /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop

if present, remove it with

sudo rm /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop

You may also need to check /.local/share/applications/ and remove Google Chrome.desktop. (thanks Tchalvak)

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That did it! I forgot all about that folder :P. Thank you!! –  Ryan McClure Mar 7 '12 at 3:29
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similarly, I had to go to: ~/.local/share/applications/ and rm Google\ Chrome.desktop –  Kzqai Aug 17 '12 at 19:11
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