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Install the Privacy Indicator applet and just turn off all the features you don't need. Then (in the same applet) click on Clear Zeitgeist log. That's the easiest and fastest way to improve the speed of the dash while keeping the functionality you do need.


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You can switch off online search results with the command: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses remote-content-search 'none' To make the command run on startup, and make sure it is set after a restart, add the following to your startup applications: /bin/bash -c "gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses remote-content-search 'none'"


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Here are some things to do: Disable online search results: Launch System Settings and go to Security & Privacy, under the Search tab, turn off the check box which says When searching in the Dash: include online search results Stop recording file and app usage: In System Settings and go to Security & Privacy, under the Files & Applications ...


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I had the same trouble with deleting Firefox icon from Unity launcher. I installed two exemplars of Firefox: one with apt-get and one with dpkg from *.deb, so after removing both copies of Firefox, icon is still showed in Unity launcher. Here is recipe that helped me: Looking a package in dpkg dpkg --list | grep firefox result ii ...


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The programs that show up in the Dash, desktop menus etc are there due to .desktop files in /usr/share/applications & ~/.local/share/applications. You can easily make a launcher using a file similar to this in either of the above locations (named telegram.desktop or similar): [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Telegram Exec=/opt/Telegram/Telegram ...


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Just copy your launcher_bfb.png to /usr/share/unity/icons/. In your case(I am assuming that your png file located in /home/flatenken/Downloads/launcher_bfb.png), you must give this command: sudo mv /home/flatenken/Downloads/launcher_bfb.png /usr/share/unity/icons/



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