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I have a question, is it possible to display only the icon in Me Menu?

It is interesting, since I do not see much utility that contain the name, and let the cleaner look. I realized that only appears in OS Elementary icon.

So is it possible?


Sorry my bad english, I am Brazilian ;)

Elementary OS icon:

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Ubuntu 10.10 - Me Menu:


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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Try this command:

gconftool -s /system/indicator/me/display --type int 0

If you are using any version before 11.04, you might have to use killall gnome-panel for the change to appear.

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Thanks!!! – Maiscedo Apr 19 '11 at 0:29
No problem, just remember to mark this as the answer to your question if it worked for you. – Roddie Apr 19 '11 at 10:22
As an added bonus, this got rid of my Me Menu entirely, leaving me with only a shutdown window. Some people might not like this, but for me it's awesome as I find the Me Menu to be thoroughly useless. – Scott Severance Apr 19 '11 at 12:42
@mssever if you do killall gnome-panel I think the icon alone will return. If you want to remove the option entirely then it can easily be done through Ubuntu Tweak under Desktop > GNOME Settings > Panel Settings. – Roddie Apr 19 '11 at 12:55

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