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How To Uninstall metacity On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

To uninstall metacity just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just metacity

lightweight GTK+ window managerUbuntu 14.04 LTSx111:2.34.13-0ubuntu4
sudo apt-get remove metacity

This will remove just the metacity package itself.

Uninstall metacity and its dependencies

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove metacity

This will remove the metacity package and any other dependant packages which are no longer needed.

Purging your config/data too

If you also want to delete your local/config files for metacity then this will work.

 Caution! Purged config/data can not be restored by reinstalling the package.
sudo apt-get purge metacity

Or similarly, like this metacity

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove metacity

Package Data

Packagemetacity
Version1:2.34.13-0ubuntu4
MaintainerUbuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Descriptionlightweight GTK+ window manager
Distroubuntu
Releasetrusty
Repomain
Sectionx11

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