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As it says in the title. I want to get rid of this useless application ubuntu one. I've removed the application files from the software centre, but the icon is still shown.

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Open a terminal CTRL+ALT+T and type:

killall ubuntuone-login ubuntuone-preferences ubuntuone-syncdaemon

sudo rm -rf ~/.local/share/ubuntuone

rm -rf ~/.cache/ubuntuone

rm -rf ~/.config/ubuntuone

mv ~/Ubuntu\ One/ ~/UbuntuOne_old/``

(source: Ubuntu One) - Support pages no longer exist.

And then just to make sure.

sudo apt-get remove --purge ubuntuone-*

Edit: The reason for this method over more simple methods is to ensure that the configurations, cache and any other preferences do not remain on your system; if we've learnt anything from Windows it's that prefetch is more than enough to slow a system down, it's good practise to clear your system now then to forget what needs to be cleaned later.

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This worked for me. OP, if it worked for you, please accept it as the answer. –  Sri Mar 17 at 11:41
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I think you forgot the nautilus bookmark. –  Bernhard Reiter Jun 1 at 14:54
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Good stuff! Highly useful now that Ubuntu One has shut down and the referenced webpage is no longer available. –  danne Jun 4 at 23:38
    
That is a shame, I wouldn't go as far to say that Ubuntu One was necessary or a large part of my Linux experiences (otherwise I would never have researched how to remove it), but it was still a useful service for many. –  cossacksman Jun 24 at 14:44

Of course, you can remove Ubuntu One (U1) either via the Software Centre (as mentioned in other answer) or through the terminal using:

sudo apt-get purge ubuntuone-*

This will remove the U1 application along with the various U1 plugins for things like rhythmbox, etc.

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Under ubuntu trusty 14.04, I used @cossacksman's answer, except I removed the packages one by one using synaptic. I had to leave ubuntuone-client-data installed as both apt and synaptic wanted to remove ubuntu-desktop as well.

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Indeed, how to remove all ubuntuone packages without removing ubuntu-desktop ? What happens if we remove ubuntu-desktop ? –  miguel.negrao Jun 4 at 16:09
    
Good work, also, here is a link to the ubuntu-desktop package, it will list the many things which depend upon it being installed and consequently will cease to work if it is removed. –  cossacksman Jul 22 at 11:47

Ok got my solution, remove Ubuntu One with Software Centrer, then remove Ubuntu One Music Store. Now reboot and no more annoying cloud icon.

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Didn't work for me. –  Sri Mar 17 at 11:41

Right click on the Ubuntu One icon and click the remove button.

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If the anonymous user who did that edit was Edward Haynes: To indicate that an answer solved your question, log in to your account and click the checkmark... –  Jop Vernooij Jul 8 '13 at 5:48
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There is no such option on the Ubuntu One icon. –  Sri Mar 17 at 11:42

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