Ubuntu 13.10 Disable Dash Online Searching Advertisements

By | 2013/10/18

With Ubuntu 13.10, a single preference option will disable online searching and just allow searching of local files and apps.

Step 1: In System Settings, click on Security & Privacy


Step 2: Under the Search tab, set to Include Online Search Results to OFF


Step 3: Enjoy no advertisements or online searching


One thought on “Ubuntu 13.10 Disable Dash Online Searching Advertisements

  1. Jimmy Chen

    I find it kind of disappointing that Ubuntu has advertisements nowadays, but considering you’re getting an entire OS for free, it’s not much of a hassle to just disable it.


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