Xfce Environment Configuring in Kali Linux

Xfce is a fast, free, lightweightweight and open-source desktop nevironment for Unix and Unix-like platfroms, like LinuxSolaris and BSD. This desktop environment was started by Olivier Fourdan in 1996. The name Xfce originally stood for XForms Common Environment, but since that time Xfce has been rewritten twice and no longer uses the Xforms toolkit.



Xfce Environment Configuring in Kali Linux


How To Configure

To setting up the Xfce environment follow the given steps:
    1.We start with updating Kali Linux, open terminal and type

    apt-get update


    2.We start by using the following Command to install Xfce along with all plugins and goodies.
    apt-get install kali-defaults kali-root-login desktop-base xfce4 xfce4-places-plugin xfce4-goodies


         3. Type y when it asks for confirmation on additional space requirements.
         
         4. Select Ok on the dialogue box that appears.
   
         5. We select lightdm as our default desktop manager and press the Enter key.

         6. Let complete the installarion process , then we open a new terminal window and type the                       following command



update-alternatives --config x-session-manager
            The following screenshot shows the output of the preceding command:



         7. Choose the option xfce4-session (in our case 3 ) and press Enter key.

         8. Restart the computer or you can log out and log in agin and we will see the Xfce desktop                       environment.


How to Uninstall

1. To uninstall Xfce  environment run following command in terminal

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

2. Xfce Desktop environment is removed from your Computer.
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