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Struggle with gnome-shell to remove an icon

asked 2017-12-10 09:34:56 -0500

Simon98 gravatar image

updated 2017-12-10 09:36:35 -0500

I'm using Gnome on my laptop & I'd like to remove battery-icon-indicator from my top panel so I first searched for it & found some extensions for gnome-shell but none of them was desired to just remove it. I also searched for another FAQ and article & I found this FAQ & this.

The first FAQ gave a solution to remove indicator-power package & the second said to edit /usr/share/gnome-shell/js/ui/panel.js configuration file manually. I think that the first solution is not bad (if it doesn't get in trouble in updates) & the second is a bad idea because manual editing configuration files will cause to face to a problem on the future gnome-shell updates. Thus the question is How can I remove battery-icon-indicator from my top panel safety?

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answered 2017-12-12 14:32:19 -0500

ssieb gravatar image

I think you're out of luck, neither of those options will work. All the .js files appear to be packed into /usr/lib64/gnome-shell/libgnome-shell.so now.

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OK. I think I should make a deal with it. Thanks for your reply anyway.

Simon98 gravatar imageSimon98 ( 2017-12-13 15:37:12 -0500 )edit

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