how to remove installed Xnoise, rhytmbox on my sound indicator? I am not using these 2 music player anymore I want to remove it
Currently, the only way to do this is to edit the seendb txt file that the menu uses to keep track of interested players.
Open terminal and type:
This will launch the familiar text editor where you will see something like
Remove the rhythmbox and xnoise entries
and leave it looking something like
Save, then reload indicator-applet on the panel.
Rather than blacklist the entry, it can be removed from the list.
Try the following:
This shows I have two entries. To remove one, use the
Note the quotes around the value to be inserted.
Now restart or logout, and the entry should be gone from your sound menu.
If you wish to hide or 'blacklist' a media player from the sound indicator, you will first need to make sure if the sound indicator settings have media players already blacklisted:
If no other players have been blacklisted, you will not have to worry about adding them to the command below. If you do have other media players, you will need to copy those players into the below command and add any other players you want to backlist.
Here is an example of how to blacklist spotify from the sound indicator:
Hope this helps.
While the other answer didnt work for me with 11.04 Natty Narwhal I looked for another way. For example to remove rhythmbox from the sound-menue the following command in terminal worked: