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    remove icons for uninstalled apps

    hi, linux noob here!! i just uninstalled a few programs which i ran using wine4.0 but the icons are still showing in all applications. How do i remove those??
    PS: sorry in advance if i posted this somewhere wrong or if such a thread already exists. and thank you for help as well!!

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    Re: remove icons for uninstalled apps

    There used to be an app called alacarte - not sure if it's still around - that can be used to handle this.

    Install via terminal:

    Code:
    sudo apt-get install alacarte
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    Re: remove icons for uninstalled apps

    The menu entries are just text files. They're in ~/.local/share/applications.

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