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Since upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04, the microblogging and instant messaging entries have reappeared in the messaging menu.

I put symlinks in ~/.config/indicators/messages/applications-blacklist to deactivate empathy evolution gwibber.indicator ubuntuone-control-panel, but this does not seem to have any effect now.

How can I remove these entries? I would like to remove the status entries as well, and keep only Thunderbird information.

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You can use Configuration Editor to disable notifications where this option is available. For example:

  1. To disable Empathy notifications : uncheck /apps/empathy/notifications/notifications_enabled.
  2. To disable Gwibber notifications : uncheck /apps/gwibber/preferences/show_notifications.
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