Remove Ubuntu Message Envelope from Panel

Ubuntu Message Envelope

Ubuntu Message Envelope

Ubuntu and in fact Gnome desktop offers the Message Applet as shown in the picture to display all the messenger and mail details. However since I don’t use it, this applet bothers me. Here is how you can remove it.

Run the command:

sudo apt-get remove indicator-messages

Next, either restart or run any of the following command depending on your desktop:
For Ubuntu

killall unity-panel-service

For Gnome:

killall gnome-panel

Its gone now!

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