Remove messenging menu from the indicator plugin in Xubuntu

Asked by Danillo on 2011-08-31

Hi! I would like to remove the messenging menu (the one for Pidgin, with the letter icon) from the indicator plugin in the top panel in Xubuntu 11.04 since I don't use and it takes important space from the panel. All I seem able to do is to remove the whole indicator plugin, and with that I lose the sound and network icons. How can I remove just the messenging menu without losing the other icons in the indicator plugin? Thanks!

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Do you mean the envelope icon in the panel?

Danillo (danillo) said : #2

Yeah, that one!

Have you even tried to find guides on this? There are hundreds....

Danillo (danillo) said : #4

Oh, I'm sorry for that! I did look for it before asking here, but now I see I was probably using the wrong words, as I was searching for something specific to xfce and Xubuntu. It never occurred to me that this was just a simple gnome applet and that I should look for a gnome guide. Sorry once again for wasting your time with a newbie xfce question and thank you for your atention!

Danillo (danillo) said : #5

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

Great :)

as long as you tried and looked before asking then that's good :)

No need to apologise, just trying to make people more autonomous

Enjoy Ubuntu :)