How To Install ltpanel on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install ltpanel on Kali Linux. ltpanel is lightweight tasklist panel for minimalist WMs

Introduction

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

What is ltpanel

ltpanel is a lightweight window list for the X Window System, similar to GNOME’s window list applet. It has been tested on IceWM and fvwm. It should work with any GNOME-compliant Window Manager and is based on Peter Zelezny’s fspanel.

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

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

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install ltpanel

Install ltpanel Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install ltpanel

Install ltpanel 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 ltpanel using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ltpanel

How To Uninstall ltpanel on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove ltpanel

Uninstall ltpanel And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ltpanel

Remove ltpanel Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge ltpanel

Remove ltpanel configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ltpanel

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Summary

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