In order to remove a window manager, in my case, xfce4, I just to have to do is,
Pacman --remove xfce4
is it right?
hum if its = to kde i do pacman -R kde kdelibs kdeetc kdeetc etc etc etc and so on
im not shure if there will be the same .
" not telling you to remove the etc "
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Try removing a package from the xfce4 ones with a high level of dependencies, like libxfce4util:
pacman -Rc libxfce4util
If i'm right, the only thing to remove then should be gtk-xfce-engine.
Thanks very much.
In order to remove a window manager, in my case, xfce4 ...
First of all, I think orelien's solution is the easiest.
Just an addition; in case you wanna remove such more complex things like
xfce4, gnome or kde it can be kind of tricky. If you know the package with
the highest dependency than pacman -Rc does a pretty good job. Another
way might be to test a pacman -Rc | grep xfce. This works a bit for xfce but
also can be kind of risky because it might take some more packages than
you want. It's probably best to download the abs-tree cd /usr/abs... and
then kde or gnome or unstable/xfce4 and try a pacman -R `/bin/ls`.
To sum it up, there is no perfect easy way to remove them. Some packages
probably always need to be removed manually.