List Of Linux Terminal Emulators In 2019

List Of Linux Terminal Emulators In 2019
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Insight: List Of Linux Terminal Emulators In 2019

Previously, We wrote about the  collection of terminal emulators for Linux in 2019. There are plenty of Linux terminal emulator available these days. We thought to update our old article on Linux terminal and publish a new one with much more updated contents.

Insight: List Of Linux Terminal Emulators In 2019

1) Tilix Terminal Emulator

Tilix is one of the popular Linux terminal emulator written on GTK 3. It has a tiling feature that can let you to display more than one terminal in the same window at the same time.

Install Tilix On Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/terminix
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install tilix


2) Tilda Emulator

Tilda is a Linux terminal emulator which is similar like Tilix but it can be pulled up and down from the top of the screen with a special hotkey.  Most annoying part of this terminal is that it currently works only on Xorg-based desktops

Install Tilda Terminal Emulator On Ubuntu Linux

simply run the following commands in Terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tilda

3) Cool-retro-term

This is coolest Linux terminal emulator. It mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. Installation instruction can be found in this link. It uses the QML port of qtermwidget (Konsole).


Download Cool Terminal

4) QTerminal

It is a lightweight Qt-based terminal emulator and maintained by the LXQt project. It is based on based on QTermWidget.

Download QTerminal

5) Guake Terminal

Guake is a dropdown Linux terminal which is made for the GNOME desktop environment. Guake supports Multimonitor setup.

Linux terminal emulator in 2019

Download And Installation Instruction

6) Terminator

Terminator Linux terminal emulator has interesting feature. You can have  multiple terminals in one window.

Download Terminator

7) st – simple terminal

Lightweight terminal emulator which tends to be very simple emulator.


Download st

8) AltYo

  It is a drop-down terminal emulator which is  written in vala.

9) Konsole

Terminal Emulators For Linux

Konsole is the default terminal emulator for KDE based system. It features are almost similar to the Gnome emulator. It also bookmarking function for directories and SSH.

Download Konsole


10) Xfce Terminal

Xfce Terminal is a lightweight and easy to use terminal emulator application with many advanced features including drop down, tabs, unlimited scrolling, full colors, fonts, transparent backgrounds, and more.

Download Xfce Terminal

11) Mate Terminal

MATE terminal is a fork of GNOME terminal.

Download Mate Terminal


This much for now. Let us know if there is any issues in this article.


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