How To Install budgie-desktop-view on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install budgie-desktop-view on Kali Linux. budgie-desktop-view is Desktop Icons for the Budgie-Desktop

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install budgie-desktop-view on Kali Linux.

What is budgie-desktop-view

Budgie-Desktop is a GTK+ based desktop environment which focuses on simplicity and elegance. It provides a traditional desktop metaphor based interface utilising customisable panel based menu driven system. Budgie-Desktop is written from scratch utilising many GNOME based sub-systems such as GNOME-Session and Mutter.

Budgie Desktop View provides: Options to enable and access “special” folders such as your Home directory and Trash. Showing active drive / volume mounts (including mounted removable media). An ordered list of Desktop directory contents, prioritizing folders before files while maintaining order of content that respects locales. Independently adjustable icon sizing from your file manager Right-click menu options for the background canvas to quickly access Budgie Desktop and System Settings, as well right-click menu options for opening a file using the default app, or via the Terminal.

Budgie Desktop View is designed for the Budgie Desktop

There are three ways to install budgie-desktop-view on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install budgie-desktop-view Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install budgie-desktop-view using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install budgie-desktop-view

Install budgie-desktop-view Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install budgie-desktop-view using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install budgie-desktop-view

Install budgie-desktop-view Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install budgie-desktop-view using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install budgie-desktop-view

How To Uninstall budgie-desktop-view on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the budgie-desktop-view package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove budgie-desktop-view

Uninstall budgie-desktop-view And Its Dependencies

To uninstall budgie-desktop-view and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove budgie-desktop-view

Remove budgie-desktop-view Configurations and Data

To remove budgie-desktop-view configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge budgie-desktop-view

Remove budgie-desktop-view configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove budgie-desktop-view configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge budgie-desktop-view

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install budgie-desktop-view using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.