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How to delete Apps and Files & Folder (lenses) icons from Launcher?

Is it possible to remove the "Deleted Items", "Applications" and/or "Files & Folders" entries on the unity dock (ubuntu 10.10 sidebar) if they are not needed? Repeating what is done for removing other launcher entries does not seem to work.

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marked as duplicate by Marco Ceppi May 13 '11 at 12:50

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There doesn't appear to be a way to remove the Deleted Items (the trash can looking thing).

However removing the following two packages will remove the Applications and Files and Folders: sudo apt-get remove unity-place-applications unity-place-files

You will need to log out and back in for that to take effect.

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Doing this messed up the Dash and Alt+F2 for me. Instead, run the command sudo gedit /usr/share/unity/places/*.place and edit the two files that open as described here. – Mandy May 12 '11 at 21:33

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