I am using elementary OS Freya, It works fine unitl yesterday I add a ubuntu deb link in sources.list, After I apt-get update & apt-get dist-upgrade, so, you can tell how silly I am, however, I want to remove the duplcate item in system-settings window.

Can any body help me please? (forgive my english sucks :-) )

screenshot Here is a thread but not solve my Q. How to customize system settings window

  • edit Q and add output of nano /etc/apt/sources.list and output of sudo apt-get update
    – Ravan
    Nov 10 '15 at 2:35
  • Thanks! I already "rm /etc/apt/sources.list", so the file is doesn't exists.
    – pong Chong
    Nov 12 '15 at 1:47

This morning, I did this:

dpkg -l | grep "network"

and terminal output like: ii switchboard-plug-gcc-network 0.3.0~r29~ubuntu0.3.1 ii switchboard-plug-networking 0.1+r175~daily~ubuntu0.3.1.1 ... and

sudo dpkg -r switchboard-plug-networking


problem solved!

thanks @Jeroen @Ravan

btw, How flag the question are solved ?


You have upgraded to the daily (beta) PPA. This can couse this kind of bugs. The only way to remove the double items it by eighter removing the old non-beta items or the new ones.

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    @pongChong You could accept one of our answers, that would help the statistics of this stack exchange site(as you can see on the side, only 75% is marked...)
    – Jeroen
    Nov 12 '15 at 7:43

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