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I did disable commercial entries in my privacy-settings. However, I still receive entries in my dashboard.

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WHat you did was disable inclusion of online results, and your dash is indeed not showing online results (i.e. nothing from Amazon or other affiliate stores, no data from online scopes). What I see in your dashboard are: 1) –  roadmr Jul 28 at 14:32
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@roadmr Are what? It's stuff I don't want to buy. –  empedokles Jul 28 at 14:37
    
@musher Not, it's obvisiously not from Amazon as roadmr wrote. Where does the Greedystuff come from? –  empedokles Jul 28 at 14:38
    
@empedokles if you looked through that thread you'd see how to disable all of the canonical app store entries, as well. –  musher Jul 28 at 14:43
    
I think that that is suggestions from the Ubuntu Software centre, as to what you may wish to install. –  Tim Jul 28 at 14:43

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Uh, those are not Amazon results but Ubuntu Software Centre results. They are not live online results - but use data obtained by updating the apt database (which you would need to do for installing software anyway). No third party is involved. To disable it, see How to remove the Ubuntu Software Center Suggestions from the Dash.

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