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I have an application, which has a systray-icon. I want to make the icon disappear, without uninstalling the app. It should still keep on running in the background.

Thanks for your help. kl

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Whats the application? – dan08 Apr 9 '14 at 20:36
alarm-clock-applet – kleinempfaenger Apr 9 '14 at 21:09

The program alarm-clock-applet can be built without indicator support, as indicated on the project page:

instead of ./configure use ./configure --disable-indicator.

It solves my problem, but not the general question. Thanks.

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