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How to remove a package from the ThinApp directory in Horizon Workspace.


It is not easy, who does not read the documentation, can be puzzling and puzzling. By deleting the application, in the beginning, of course, we need to remove all the “permission” of users, the next step, click “delete” on the application and physically remove the directory from the repository. And that was the easy path, because we see no application directory:


Unfortunately, when we enter the page: Horizon Connector -> ThinApp Packages, we see that our application does not “disappear”:


Theoretically, nothing is in danger, until he will not want to upload a newer version of the application, eg already removed, no problem. The problems begin at the moment when the above list will appear duplicate items. Therefore, we have every time you remove an application, perform the procedure to refresh the database. To this end, we need to login via ssh to the machine Horizon Connector and issue the following command:


As a result, we obtain clean directory, not the trash:


This operation does not affect other applications, or their availability to users and their permissions.


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Author: Piotr Pisz

Computer always, since I got a Commodore 64 at the end of primary school, through his beloved Amiga and Linux infinite number of consoles, until today, fully virtual day. Since 2001, Unix/Linux Systems Administrator, for seven years a faithful companion and protector of Solaris system, until his sad end. In the year 2011 came in the depths of virtualization, then smoothly ascended into the clouds and continues there today. Professionally working as Systems Architect in the Polish Security Printing Works.

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