XFCE4 launchers appearing in Whisker Menu can be gotten rid of in two ways.
If you never want to see a launcher again, choose the remove file option. However if you just want it to not show up but consider seeing it again in the future, choose the hide launcher option.
- Remove the configuration file which is read by Whisker Menu in every
menu opening (
The configuration file is a plain/text file with a
.desktop extension usually.
There are two possible locations to delete such files from (that I know of):
Non- Linux Mint user:
Linux Mint user:
- Hide the launcher from the Whisker Menu using the Application Finder
To do this, search for the launcher using Application Finder, use right-click on the resulting menu item and choose the
This is achieved by appending a
Hidden=true line to the launcher's
Therefore, to unhide a launcher, simply remove said line from the configuration file.
Note: hiding a launcher simply means it won't show up in the Whisker Menu,
whereas removing the launcher is done by removing a file.