# Ubuntu – How to remove players I don’t use from the sound indicator

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how to remove installed Xnoise, rhytmbox on my sound indicator?
I am not using these 2 music player anymore
I want to remove it

Currently, the only way to do this is to edit the seendb txt file that the menu uses to keep track of interested players.

Open terminal and type:

gedit ~/.cache/indicators/sound/familiar-players-db.keyfile


This will launch the familiar text editor where you will see something like

DesktopFiles=/usr/share/applications/banshee-1.desktop;/usr/share/applications/rhythmbox.desktop;


Remove the rhythmbox and xnoise entries

and leave it looking something like

[Seen Database]
DesktopFiles=/usr/share/applications/banshee-1.desktop;


Save, then reload indicator-applet on the panel.