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How do I disable compiz and enable metacity with the command-line?

I've installed some new drivers and restarted, and much to my amusement when I log in my screen goes black, then white, and it never draws properly. I switched to the command line using Ctrl + Alt + ...
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Why does “metacity --replace” hang my system, but “metacity --replace&” is fine?

The following applies to Lucid 10.04 It happens on my "real" computer and also in a VirtualBox VM... (UPDATE) I just now installed Maverick 10.10 to a VM... and almost the same thing happens! I do ...