How to Install and Uninstall hpanel on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 9, 2022

Hpanel is hacked version of fspanel, a small panel that lists your windows and allows you to switch workspaces. It requires a window manager that is compliant with the NETWM specification. It works nicely with pekwm and aewm++, and handles maximized windows better than fspanel. In this guide, I will show you ways to install hpanel Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: hpanel needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install hpanel on Ubuntu 22.04

Install hpanel Ubuntu 22.04

hpanel is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install hpanel using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get hpanel on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install hpanel Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt -y install hpanel

Install hpanel using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install hpanel by following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install hpanel Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install hpanel

Uninstall hpanel on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a hpanel.

This command can be used to uninstall hpanel from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove hpanel

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall hpanel and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge hpanel

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install hpanel on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall hpanel too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.