Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How do I remove an application shortcut from the Unity panel (not launcher bar)?

My specific issue is I tried to install a game using Wine a while ago. I then uninstalled the game, then uninstalled Wine. Today I found that shortcuts to the game (and other related content that came with it) remain when I push Super and type the game name. (Wine is not visible though.)

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

You probably still have some hidden wine configuration files remaining.

rm -rf ~/.wine
rm -rf ~/.config/menus/applications-merged/wine*
rm -rf ~/.local/share/applications/wine
rm -rf ~/.local/share/desktop-directories/wine*
share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.