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How To Uninstall metacity on jessie

To uninstall metacity just follow these instructions.

Uninstall just metacity

lightweight GTK+ window manager Debian 8.0 x11 1:3.14.3-1

sudo apt-get remove metacity

Which 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
Version1:3.14.3-1
MaintainerDebian GNOME Maintainers
Descriptionlightweight GTK+ window manager
Distrodebian
Releasejessie
Repomain
Sectionx11

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