Ubuntu – Quake-style terminal with splitting in Gnome other than Yakuake


The most common Quake-style terminal in Gnome seem to be Guake and Tilda, but they can't split to show several shells in single tab like Yakuake can. Is there any alternative which can do so?

Best Answer

Try Guake with tmux to get the splitting feature.

For Ubuntu 14.04

Terra can be made to run on Ubuntu 14.04. See this answer for details

For Ubuntu 13.04 and older

Alternatively there is a new experimental project called Terra.

Terra is a GTK+3.0 based terminal emulator with useful user interface, it also supports multiple terminals with splitting screen horizontally or vertically.

Terra Terminal Emulator Screenshot

Quick installation:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ozcanesen/terra-terminal
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install terra

For more information check out the WebUpd8 article.

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