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How to remove Amazon? [duplicate]

Can I completely remove Amazon from Ubuntu?
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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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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 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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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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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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Beginner - Ubuntu privacy question [closed]

Search leaks: I'm reading this article about Amazon ads etc on Electronic Frontier Foundation. Well, it seems like Ubuntu developers set themselves on the path of Dark Side. So my first question is: ...
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Does 12.10 have integration with Amazon?

Does Ubuntu 12.10 have integration with Amazon? I refer to shopping suggestions from Amazon will be plonked into desktop search results, shown when users attempt to find stuff on their computers and ...

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