Ubuntu 16.04: Install LXDE for desktop environment

This article will describe installing LXDE for desktop environment.

1 Install LXDE

The following command will install LXDE.

$ sudo apt install -y lubuntu-desktop
$ sudo reboot

2 Login to LXDE

You can select other desktop environment.


LXDE is displayed.


3 Uninstall LXDE

The following command will uninstall LXDE.

$ sudo apt remove -y lubuntu* lxde* openbox lightdm-gtk-greeter
$ sudo apt autoremove -y
$ sudo reboot