Change your Desktop Environment on Kali Linux

Hello Linux Geeksters.

In this article I will show you how to change your desktop environment, on Kali Linux.

At first, I will remove all the desktop environments and show you how to install each one of them.

How to remove LXDE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get remove kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base lxde

How to remove XFCE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get remove kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base xfce4 xfce4-places-plugin

How to remove KDE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get remove kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base kde-plasma-desktop

How to remove GNOME on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get remove gnome-core kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base

How to install LXDE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base lxde

How to install XFCE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base xfce4 xfce4-places-plugin

How to install KDE on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base kde-plasma-desktop

How to install GNOME on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-core kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base

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9 comments on “Change your Desktop Environment on Kali Linux
  1. ricki says:

    hy ..
    could you help me..
    how to remove default dekstop on kali linux and make first boot with kde..
    thx guyz

  2. Rewck says:

    Thank you for information… good page..!

  3. linux user says:

    thnx i was looking for this
    seems useul

  4. Ro Bi says:

    Nice post. It very helpful.

  5. t0in4 says:

    update-alternatives –config x-session-manager
    then, choose your alternative by typing number, press enter and reboot

  6. romeo says:

    how about unity dekstop

  7. ant says:

    install deepin desktop on kali

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