Install FluxBox on Backtrack

FluxBox is one of the Window Manager besides GNOME and KDE. You can install FluxBox on Backtrack to make your Backtrack more powerful because FluxBox is more lighter Window Manager. FluxBox was based on the Blackbox 0.61.1 code. With FluxBox, your Desktop will be faster than GNOME and KDE. It is very light on resources and easy to handle but yet full of features. Ok now lets do it

Install flux-for-back package first.
apt-get install flux-for-back

After flux-for-back package installed, it will automatically starts the FluxBos setup and follow the instrucion to install FluxBox on Backtrack

If you are finished follow the instruction now set your Windows Manager to FluxBox when you run startx command then restart your Backtrack
echo exec /usr/bin/startfluxbox > ~/.xinitrc
shutdown -r 0

If you want to restore the default Windows Manager you must remove .xinitrc file and reboot your machine
rm -rf ~/.xinitrc

Done, now you have installed FluxBox on Backtrack. I hope my tutorial about Install FluxBOx on Backtrack can help you installing FluxBox :-D

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