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I have created a new group in Empathy IM by right-clicking on a contact, then Edit and Add Group.

How do I remove a group?

UPDATE:

OK, obviously Murat Gunes answer is correct, but that's not exactly what I meant. When I right click on the group name and select Remove it removes the group from the main window.

However, the group is not purged from the system. When I right-click on a contact again and select Edit, I can still see the group in the list and I can even put a contact into that group, which then makes it appear again in the main window.

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Right-click the group title and hit "Remove".

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That's right, but it does not remove it from the system. See my update above. –  cschol Oct 12 '10 at 3:45
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You may need to remove them for Windows Live (possibly from the web client, or the Windows client itself) in order to have them permanently gone...

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Do what Murat says and then restart Empathy (not just closing the window, but really quit it, then start Empathy again).

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Groups are still present with rightclick->Edit. –  cschol Oct 12 '10 at 4:40
    
They aren't for me... Are you sure there were no more contacts with that group left? (E.g. contacts that were hidden because they weren't online?) –  JanC Oct 12 '10 at 10:22
    
Yes, there is only one contact in the group. This is needed, otherwise the group won't show up in the main window. Then I rightclick->Remove and the group disappears. Then exit and restart and the group is still there when rightclicking on contact and Edit. –  cschol Oct 12 '10 at 12:35
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