I'm using Ubuntu MATE 18.04. Under my Graphics dropdown menu I still have old application icons to uninstalled applications. How do I remove these icons?

Graphics dropdown menu

  • Do you remember how do you installed these programs? – N0rbert Jul 30 '18 at 19:32
  • I still do not understand how do you installed these applications. I can not invent new method (or improve existing) until your provide more details. – N0rbert Dec 15 '18 at 14:27
  • Take a look at this good answer for such orphaned entries. – loved.by.Jesus 17 hours ago

This software appears to only be supported for CentOS (not Ubuntu) linux, which suggests the desktop files may have been placed in a location which that distro uses. Take a peek in these folders for Nuke related desktop files:

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    why the downvote? just trying to understand why this is not helpful. – in8sworld Jan 8 '19 at 21:44

GUI method

Make right click on Applications menu, click Edit Menus to run "easy MATE menu editing tool" (System->Preferences->Look and Feel->Main Menu or mozo executable):

Mozo main menu

and remove checkboxes in the Graphics category in Show column.

Console method

Usually applications from Wine or other third-party source save .desktop files in ~/.local/share/applications/.

You can try to find them here with the command below:

grep -ir -E "Hiero|Nuke" ~/.local/share/applications/

Then carefully remove desktop-files of really removed applications.

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    Thanks but neither method works for me. Broken icons don't show up in easy Mate editing tool and using Console method No such file or directory – Bachalo Dec 15 '18 at 14:13
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    OP For Ubuntu users it is /usr/share/applications – Bachalo Dec 15 '18 at 14:20

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