Objective

The objective is to uninstall the Amazon package creating the left panel Amazon launcher icon.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Amazon Launcher icon on Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME desktop
Amazon Launcher icon on Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME desktop

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To remove he Gnome Amazon launcher package open up terminal and enter:
$ sudo apt purge ubuntu-web-launchers
All done. The amazon icon launcher should be gone.
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