I am under Ubuntu 14.04 and TDE 14.04 too. This Ubuntu Advantage is not installed on my system so I assume it is not required. However I installed TDE from the live TDE image so I did not installed Ubuntu separately. I think it is safe to remove completely this Ubuntu Advantage but it is your choice... On 17-08-09 05:20 PM, dep wrote: > said midi-pascal: > | Hi, > | > | To see what is this "Ubuntu Advantage" you can go there: > | > | https://buy.ubuntu.com/ > | > | and see if you need this thing or not... > > of course, i don't. i was concerned that it got onto my machine in the > first place and wondered if they'd insinuated it into something critical > so that it couldn't be readily uninstalled. > > likewise the windows-style pop-up updater that somehow has come to live > here on 14.04 (ubuntu 14.04, not TDE 14.04).