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I'm using the 11.10 version since the RC which I used to update every time an update is issued. The final release is now out and I still see the "Install RELEASE" icon on the dock. If I install all the updates the normal way (through the update manager) what would be my system status: the final release or just an updated RC? Do I have to re-launch the installer from that icon to get the release (knowing that I'll have to re-do every step the installer requires)?

Here is an amateur made screenshot of the icon I'm talking about:

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If I'm missing something please guide me. Thanks.

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Can you post a screenshot of the install release icon on the dock. I also had a RC which I kept upgrading. Technically if you keep updating you should be runnning the final release. So not sure why you have that icon on the dock. – nik90 Oct 14 '11 at 10:06
@Nik: I uploaded the icon screenshot. – wassimans Oct 14 '11 at 10:22
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You should not have the Install icon anywhere on the installed system, regardless of whether it was a beta, an RC or the final release. The installer and associated packages are usually removed at the end of installation.

Try removing ubiquity with

sudo apt-get purge ubiquity*

Ubiquity is the Ubuntu installer. Instead of being removed, for reasons unknown, it must have been retained after the installation. Removing its packages manually seems to be a logical step.

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The icon is gone, Thanks. Could you just elaborate more what just happened? – wassimans Oct 14 '11 at 10:27

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