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I had installed some programms with Wine, but I removed Wine from my computer. Now when I browse all applications in the Unity menu, the symbols of the programms I installed with Wine are still there.

How can I remove them?

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It should be enough to remove the local wine folder ~/.local/share/applications/wine.

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    Careful doing this as you may have other shortcuts in this folder that you don't want to delete. Better to rm ~/.local/share/applications/wine-*. – Big McLargeHuge May 29 '16 at 18:27
  • ^ has been resolved by editing the post contents – bugmenot123 Apr 11 '19 at 10:43
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Carefull - mistakes when using sudo to delete stuff can be disastrous!

rm ~/.local/share/applications/wine*.desktop
sudo rm /usr/share/applications/wine*.desktop

You might need to log out and back in to see the changes, depending on the desktop you are using (kde, gnome, ...)

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You can use alacarte in order to enable/disable applications using GUI.

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Also you can directly remove the wine .desktop files on /home/user/.local/share/applications.

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Go to the Main Menu, scroll to where the left over entries for Wine programs are, now de-select them and then for each one click delete.

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You can navigate to the Wine programs directory and delete files, then use Bleachbit (a CCleaner-like application) to clean broken links an so on.

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