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How to remove “Amazon”? [duplicate]

I wanted to remove "Amazon" from my 14.04 and tried to follow the instructions given here: How can I remove Amazon search results from the dash or disable the feature? However, even after logging ...
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How to remove Amazon? [duplicate]

Can I completely remove Amazon from Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Spyware: What to Do? [duplicate]

Ubuntu uses the information about searches to show the user ads to buy various things from Amazon. Amazon commits many wrongs (see http://stallman.org/amazon.html); by promoting Amazon, ...
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How may I get rid off canonical addlens? [duplicate]

I did disable commercial entries in my privacy-settings. However, I still receive entries in my dashboard.
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How to Remove Annoying Magazine/Book Entries from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Whenever I try to search the Ubuntu Software Center for apps, my results list is flooded with magazine and book entries. Is it possible to remove these annoying entries? Thanks!
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AamazonAWS malware in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I need your help. Today I found (using wireshark) many requests are being thrown from my system to some other system and vice-versa. When I did the reverse DNS then I found it is AMAZONAWS malware. ...
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How to disable Amazon lense in 14.04? [duplicate]

I have googled this. Everyone is talking about unity-lens-shopping package, but I don't have it. I also can't find any package for Amazon whatsoever. How can I get rid of Amazon and other shopping ...
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Amazon makes computer unresponsive [duplicate]

Just installed 14.04 LTS. Did some updates. When i click on the amazon from the sidebar, it makes my computer unresponsive. I can still move my mouse, but that's about it. I can't open, move, close ...
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I have permanent connections to Canonical servers, what are they for and how can I turn them off?

After the recent upgrade to 12, I notice permanent connections to canonical servers. Running netstat -tp gives: Foreign Address State PID/Program name mulberry.canonical:http ...
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Will all Dash input in 12.10 be sent to Amazon?

It seems like all user input to the Dash home lens is send to Amazon by default in Ubuntu 12.10, is this correct?
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Ubuntu with spyware?

Richard Stallman states that Ubuntu "has installed surveillance code". See: Ubuntu Spyware -What to Do? Is this true? I agree with him that "Any excuse Canonical offers is inadequate....".
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What information does Zeitgeist collect?

Richard Matthew Stallman has called Ubuntu "Spyware". Does the program called Zeitgeist spy? How can I disable it? What type of data does Zeitgeist send out?
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How can I move Amazon search results into a dedicated shopping lens and out of the home lens?

I don't want Amazon search results to show up in the home lens and prefer to access them in an independent shopping lens. How can this be accomplished?

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