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How to remove messages indicator from panel in Ubuntu

📅 2013-Mar-20 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ indicator, panel, ubuntu ⬩ 📚 Archive

If you don't use a client for email or instant messaging, then you might find the Messages indicator (the envelope icon) in the Panel to be useless. Removing it is easy:

Uninstall the package named indicator-messages and log out and log in back.

Tried with: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS