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I'm using Xubuntu, I installed unity-greeter package via sudo apt-get install unity-greeter, it also installed A LOT OF other packages (ex I noticed 'Online accounts' in Settings). Then I removed it with sudo apt-get remove unity-greeter but it removed only unity-greeter package. My question is, how do i remove all the crap installed along with unity-greeter package? sudo apt-get autoremove doesn't find anything to remove.

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you could do with

sudo apt-get remove unity*

that will remove all the packages that are belongs to unity. you said you have Xubuntu installed , so you no need to worry to execute that command because there is nothing harm to your system . it will remove only unity.

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okay, it removed "something" but i'm not sure if it's all. I still have "online accounts" in settings but i guess it can be only entry in come configuration file, right? –  smiechowy Sep 4 '13 at 12:42
    
I think there is nothing you can do with that , because that from Ubuntu. –  raaz Sep 4 '13 at 13:11
    
wouldn't be better if you use autoremove too? –  Braiam Sep 4 '13 at 13:34
    
we can autoremove too @Braiam my dear friend, :) but i reduced it to one single command. –  raaz Sep 4 '13 at 13:43
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Try with sudo apt-get purge unity* . That should remove any leftover configuration files for Unity packages...

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You need to remove the online accounts seperately, look in synaptic for online accounts and remove it there.

Better question still is how to install unity-greeter without installing all the extra crap that comes with it, I mean it seriously does NOT need unity to be installed to use the greeter, it even installs rhythmbox ffs!

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