Microsoft Ask Ubuntu To Remove Skype Icon From System

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Over the last few months I’ve written a few posts on new icons being added to Ubuntu. Today I’m writing about one being removed from it.

Microsoft have ‘requested’ that Ubuntu remove a Skype icon from a package in Unity on Ubuntu.

As a trademarked asset approval is required from Microsoft for its use and distribution.

A fixed version of the Unity-asset-pool package has since been uploaded to Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04.

But Ubuntu isn’t alone. Various packages for other flavours, including Lubuntu, Kubuntu & Ubuntu Kylin, have also been updated to remove sly Skype icons, many of which were included but never actually used – even if Skype was installed.

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