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kubuntu search and launch

How do I change the default icons (boxed, see arrow) or How do I remove them? I have tried unlocking and customizing the page, but haven't had much success.

OS: Ubuntu 11.04 with kubuntu-desktop installed (using Plasma-Netbook).

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excellent wallpaper & theme - what are they? – fossfreedom Aug 15 '11 at 11:48
@fossfreedom Wallpaper: "There is rain on the Table" by Riccardo laco nelli theme: seamless. Both available as updates from the theme manager and the configure option – abel Aug 15 '11 at 11:55
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Actually you can just delete (by clicking the minus sign that's displayed when you hover over an icon there) or drag icons from the launch area below as shown here: Or you can simply click on the star to have an icon added to your favorites above.

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the whole point of these files ~/.kde/share/config/plasma-desktop-appletsrc and plasma-desktoprc after working with these files, now it looks much better

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