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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic environment.

I wanted to try XFCE, so I installed the metapackage xfce4. In the end, I was not convinced so I removed it and came back on Gnome Classic.

The problem is, even though I removed the xfce4 package, it seems a lot of things are still installed, and some modifications have been made.

Some defaut apps have been changed (Thunar replaced Nautilus as default app), but I could change this.

But how do I revert to the original notification icons instead of these ones:


I went in System Settings > Appearance, changed the theme, but the ugly icons are still used for notifications.

Thanks in advance!

P.S.: my question might also be: how to make sure the metapackage xfce4 has been removed totally?

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Fixed by removing the xfce4-notifyd package from my system: sudo apt-get remove xfce4-notifyd – Pierre Jan 25 '13 at 9:20

OP solved the problem by removing the xfce4-notifyd by running sudo apt-get remove xfce4-notifyd.

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