How To Install kscreen on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install kscreen on Kali Linux. kscreen is KDE monitor hotplug and screen handling

Introduction

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

What is kscreen

KScreen provides multiple monitor support. This support tries to be as smart as possible adapting the behavior of it to each use case making the configuration of monitors as simple as plugging them into your computer.

This package contains the modules and plugins for monitor hotplug and automatic screen handling.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install kscreen

Install kscreen Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install kscreen

Install kscreen 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 kscreen using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kscreen

How To Uninstall kscreen on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove kscreen

Uninstall kscreen And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kscreen

Remove kscreen Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge kscreen

Remove kscreen configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kscreen

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Summary

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