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I messed up my MATLAB install... Followed but launcher isn't working. It says "Could not launch 'MATLAB R2010a' Failed to execute child process "matlab" (No such file or directory). Probably messed up the place where I downloaded it.

I want to start off with a clean slate.. I removed all of the files installed, but am left with the launcher icon created using these instructions: Create A MATLAB Launcher

  1. Get an icon:

    sudo wget -O /usr/share/icons/matlab.png

  2. Get the launcher file:

    sudo wget '' -O /usr/share/applications/matlab.desktop

How do I remove this launcher icon???

Thank you!!

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Doesn't going to /usr/share/icons and deleting matlab.png and going to usr/share/applications/ and deleting matlab.desktop work?

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That worked! Thanks! – O_O Apr 2 '11 at 22:28

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