Customise the Unity Launcher from Command Line

I am rolling out some Linux desktops, specifically Ubuntu, and I wanted to customize the icons available in the Unity Launcher. I wanted to remove the LibreOffce Calc and Impress icons and the darned ‘Amazon’ one, so:

Create a new gschema override file for our customisations:

Add some content (the com.canonical.Unity.gschema.xml file in the same directory can be used for ideas) :

Then compile the gschema files:

Then log in as a new user and you should see the new default icon set in the Launcher.

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