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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome shell. I have tried to remove battery icon from panel using the battery setting in system settings but to no avail. I use an extension called "system Monitor" which shows the battery properties but when I am removing the battery option in /usr/share/gnome-shell/js/ui/panel.js the "system monitor" icon also disappearing.

So I tried "evil status" but to no avail, also tried sudo apt-get remove idicator-power with out any result. The problem is it is appearing at the moment I plug-out the power connection & not disappearing when I again powering it up . Where am I making the mistake ?

Thanks, Mrinal.

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Install dconf-tools, open dconf Editor in System Tools then click on com/canonical/indicator/power. In the right panel choose icon-policy "never"

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