Removing a desktop icon

I have a L14, and installed via flatpack from the software window a app. I thought I hit the uninstall button, and now it continuously tries to update. In the meantime, when I try to uninstall via command line, it says app not found. But the icon is still there, and it opens the app. How do I uninstall this? And get rid of the app icon? The app is Dialect.

Looks like that those few should help there:
~$ flatpak uninstall app.drey.Dialect
~$ flatpak uninstall --unused
~$ sudo flatpak repair


Thank you for your help!

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Ok, another newbie question. I thought I had deleted both Signal desktop and NordVPN, but when I run sudo apt update, I still get Signal and NordVPN updates? How do I make sure I have completely deleted these apps? Seems like something on the laptop is still looking for updates for these apps? Thank you in advance.

With signal at least, you probably have a repo added to apt’s sources. Take a look into the directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ and delete any file that adds a repo for a program you don’t want. i.e.:

$ ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
$ sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/signal-xenial.list
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