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I installed HUD via these two steps:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:unity-team/hud
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I tested it, but now I have problems entering Applications Menus, e.g. by Pressing Alt+E for Edit Menu.

So I want to uninstall and so I removed the ppa from the sources. I did this from the Settings Menu of the Update Manager. I think I need to remove the app by doing sudo apt-get remove xxx.

But I don't know how it is called... hud-cli isn't there.

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Use the following commands:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:unity-team/hud

If you've already manually removed the PPA from your sources, re-add it so the purge can be conducted.

You may need to reboot before the uninstallation takes effect.

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I get an error like this: Warning: Could not find package list for PPA: unity-team hud –  entonjackson Jan 24 '12 at 20:43
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I DID re-add the package... but they were unchecked inside the package manager. So now it's uninstalled. And after a reboot it's finally gone. Thank's a lot. –  entonjackson Jan 24 '12 at 20:59
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