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Ubuntu remove icon from top bar [Applications Places]

Ubuntu remove icon from top bar [Applications Places]

Applications Places top bar remove icon
Applications Places top bar remove icon

Somehow my top bar in Ubuntu Linux had multiple icons for the same program and I could not remove them. Right clicking did nothing, left clicking started the program, Shift-dragging made duplicates of the icon, Ctrl-dragging did nothing useful.

There is a solution.

Use the Super key (on PC keyboards it is also known as the Windows key) and Alt together, finally Right click on the icon to bring up a menu with “Move” and “Remove from menu”.
Click on “Remove from menu” and the wayward icon disappears.

I hope that helped, if so please feel free to leave me a comment.

Greg

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