Prevent Ubuntu from Placing New Apps in the Launcher

October 2016


When you install an app using the Ubuntu Software Center, a shortcut is automatically created in the Launcher. How to avoid this from happening?
  • Open the Ubuntu Software Center.
  • Click on the View menu.
  • Untick New Applications in Launcher.

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