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I removed Unity from my system (Ubuntu 13.04), however, there is a remaining file located in Thunderbird Extensions, which is "Messaging Menu and Unity Launcher integration". I searched for the file in Synaptic, but I didn't find it.

My question is: What is the name of the package?

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This extension is included in Thunderbird's package itself. You would need to run:

sudo rm /usr/lib/thunderbird-addons/extensions/

This will remove the extension's installer. When you do so it should (in theory) allow you to remove it from your Thunderbird profile.

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On my system the path is /usr/lib/thunderbird-addons/extensions/. Running sudo rm /usr/lib/thunderbird-addons/extensions/ did the trick. Thanks for your help! – Dennis May 10 '13 at 5:18
@Dennis my apologies I copied from the wrong package (I use both the Daily builds and the stable builds on this system). – RolandiXor May 10 '13 at 23:37
No problem, you helped me anyway. – Dennis May 11 '13 at 0:09
Does someone distribute a version of the thunderbird package without this "Integration"? It's buggy (, and I don't want to see it coming back when I upgrade thunderbird. Apart from a different module distribution, is there another tidy way to make sure it doesn't get reinstalled? – mc0e Apr 15 '14 at 13:35
@mc0e I believe there are packages from Ubuntuzilla that may not have the extension. Otherwise you can download Thunderbird directly from Mozilla and run a local installation. – RolandiXor Apr 16 '14 at 6:32

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