How To Install fbautostart on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install fbautostart on Kali Linux. fbautostart is XDG compliant autostarting app for Fluxbox

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install fbautostart on Kali Linux.

What is fbautostart

The fbautostart app was designed to have little to no overhead, while still maintaining the needed functionality of launching applications according to the XDG spec.

This package contains support for GNOME and KDE.

There are three ways to install fbautostart 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 fbautostart Using apt-get

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install fbautostart

Install fbautostart Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install fbautostart using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install fbautostart

Install fbautostart 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 fbautostart using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install fbautostart

How To Uninstall fbautostart on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the fbautostart package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove fbautostart

Uninstall fbautostart And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove fbautostart

Remove fbautostart Configurations and Data

To remove fbautostart configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge fbautostart

Remove fbautostart configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove fbautostart configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge fbautostart

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Summary

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