IT and beyond

To successfully remove Amazon icon appearing on Ubuntu 17, open the Terminal and type the following:

sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-web-launchers

Type the root password and Amazon icon will disappear.

3 thoughts on “Remove Amazon icon on Ubuntu

  1. Alan says:


    What else is removed, or otherwise impacted , by running this command?



  2. chirale says:

    In my experience it doesn’t affect anything relevant on a fresh installation. The complete list of files is here, and only Amazon is listed:

    Thank you for reading Alan!

    1. Alan says:

      Thanks Chirale – Good to know.

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