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Folks,

Hopefully you can help.

I don't use Dropbox, so I removed it through the Software Manager.

However the icon/option for it still remains in the Peppermint Settings Panel in the User tab.

Since I don't have Dropbox installed I would like to remove it completely, especially from the Pep Settings Panel. So if someone could point me to the correct file to edit to eradicate it I would appreciate it.

Thanks In Advance

Take Care and Enjoy!
Dave
« Last Edit: August 10, 2019, 05:30:37 pm by DaveVM »

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Re: How Do I Remove Dropbox Icon/Option from Peppermint Settings Panel?
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2019, 08:46:24 am »
Don't really know, but I always do sudo apt autoremove in terminal. Did you try that?
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Re: How Do I Remove Dropbox Icon/Option from Peppermint Settings Panel?
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 09:53:23 am »
Hi DaveVM,

The icon/option that refers to Dropbox in the Peppermint Settings Panel is hard-coded into that app and will not be removed by deleting/removing/purging anything related to Dropbox. Perhaps our Chief developer PCNetSpec can help you with this, but I would not worry about that icon being present.  ;)


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Re: How Do I Remove Dropbox Icon/Option from Peppermint Settings Panel?
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 11:57:01 am »
Run:
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gksudo xed /usr/share/peppermint-settings-panel/peppermint_sp.xmlfind the line (should be line 10 IIRC):-
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    <tool action="dropbox start -i" icon="dropbox" label="Dropbox"/>and change it to:-
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<!--    <tool action="dropbox start -i" icon="dropbox" label="Dropbox"/> -->SAVE the file.
« Last Edit: August 10, 2019, 08:25:16 pm by PCNetSpec »
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Re: How Do I Remove Dropbox Icon/Option from Peppermint Settings Panel?
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2019, 01:52:11 pm »
Heh.

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@PCNetSpec

Thank you for the "How To" Works just fine!

Take Care & Enjoy!
Dave

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You're most welcome, sorry I missed the 'xed' in the first command .. that's twice I've done that recently :-[
(fixed in the instructions above now)
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Not to worry, I use nano as SU or Leafpad as root. And once I had the info on how to do it, I just did it.

Keep up the good work.

Take Care & Enjoy!