How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update lxqt-openssh-askpass.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install lxqt-openssh-askpass

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is lxqt-openssh-askpass and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Kali Linux. This guide was written specifically with a server running Kali Linux in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Kali Linux. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install lxqt-openssh-askpass

Install lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt

Because lxqt-openssh-askpass is available in Kali Linux’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install lxqt-openssh-askpass

Install lxqt-openssh-askpass 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 aptitude database, You can install lxqt-openssh-askpass by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install lxqt-openssh-askpass

How to upgrade (update) a single package lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the lxqt-openssh-askpass, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install lxqt-openssh-askpass

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall lxqt-openssh-askpass from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the lxqt-openssh-askpass package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove lxqt-openssh-askpass

Uninstall lxqt-openssh-askpass and all its dependencies

To uninstall lxqt-openssh-askpass and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove lxqt-openssh-askpass

Remove lxqt-openssh-askpass with all configurations and data

To remove lxqt-openssh-askpass configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge lxqt-openssh-askpass

Remove lxqt-openssh-askpass completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to lxqt-openssh-askpass package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge lxqt-openssh-askpass

Extra info and code examples

This module handles openssh security password access for LXQt. The openssh askpass module, will perform security tast over scale access privilegies. The LXQt modules are desktop independent tools, and operate as daemons for the local user for desktop specific operations. LXQt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies, ships several core desktop components, all of which are optional: * Panel * Desktop * Application launcher * Settings center * Session handler * Polkit handler * SSH password access (this) * Display manager handler These components perform similar actions to those available in other desktop environments, and their names are self-descriptive. They are usually not launched by hand but automatically, when choosing a LXQt session in the Display Manager.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install lxqt-openssh-askpass using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the lxqt-openssh-askpass from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Kali Linux

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on CentOS 8

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Debian 11

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Fedora 34

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install lxqt-openssh-askpass on Ubuntu 21.04

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