This is a beginner’s guide on how to remove the View Applications app menu icon from the Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10 docks.
Reasons to remove the icon:
Even after disabling animation and changing privacy settings, clicking the 9 dot icon on the left dock to bring up the app menu is the default[アプリケーションの表示]The app launcher is always a bit slower.
Also, use it only to search and open applications.This is the upper left[アクティビティ]You can also do it using the buttons.
Simply put, it ’s slow,[アクティビティ]Use the button to search for and open the application.
How to remove it:
If you are familiar with Linux commands, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open a terminal and execute the commands.
gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock show-show-apps-button false
Alternatively, you can open the Dconf Editor (install from the Ubuntu software if you don’t have one) and go to “org / gnome / shell / extensions / dash-to-dock”.
Then turn off the toggle for the key “show-show-apps-button”.
(Optional) To restore your changes, use the Dconf Editor or run the following command:
gsettings reset org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock show-show-apps-button