FIX Ubuntu

Copy code. Open a terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T). Paste code, press enter. Type password. Enjoy your privacy.

V=`/usr/bin/lsb_release -rs`; if [ $V \< 12.10 ]; then echo "Good news! Your version of Ubuntu doesn't invade your privacy."; else gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses remote-content-search none; if [ $V \< 13.10 ]; then sudo apt-get remove -y unity-lens-shopping; else gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses disabled-scopes "['more_suggestions-amazon.scope', 'more_suggestions-u1ms.scope', 'more_suggestions-populartracks.scope', 'music-musicstore.scope', 'more_suggestions-ebay.scope', 'more_suggestions-ubuntushop.scope', 'more_suggestions-skimlinks.scope']"; fi; if ! grep -q productsearch.ubuntu.com /etc/hosts; then echo -e "\n127.0.0.1 productsearch.ubuntu.com" | sudo tee -a /etc/hosts >/dev/null; fi; echo “All done. Enjoy your privacy.”; fi


#!/bin/bash

# Figure out the version of Ubuntu that you're running
V=`/usr/bin/lsb_release -rs`

# The privacy problems started with 12.10, so earlier versions should do nothing
if [ $V \< 12.10 ]; then echo "Good news! Your version of Ubuntu doesn't invade your privacy." else # Turn off "Remote Search", so search terms in Dash don't get sent to the internet gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses remote-content-search none # If you're using earlier than 13.10, uninstall unity-lens-shopping if [ $V \< 13.10 ]; then sudo apt-get remove -y unity-lens-shopping # If you're using a later version, disable remote scopes else gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses disabled-scopes \ "['more_suggestions-amazon.scope', 'more_suggestions-u1ms.scope', 'more_suggestions-populartracks.scope', 'music-musicstore.scope', 'more_suggestions-ebay.scope', 'more_suggestions-ubuntushop.scope', 'more_suggestions-skimlinks.scope']" fi; # Block connections to Ubuntu's ad server, just in case if ! grep -q productsearch.ubuntu.com /etc/hosts; then echo -e "\n127.0.0.1 productsearch.ubuntu.com" | sudo tee -a /etc/hosts >/dev/null
fi

echo "All done. Enjoy your privacy."
fi

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