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The Best Terminal Emulator for Linux

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While your terminal emulator of choice depends a lot on personal preference, it's quite clear that the most powerful terminal emulator on Linux is the feature-filled Terminator.


* Provides a fully-functional command line interface
* Arrange terminals in a grid
* Open multiple sessions in tabs
* Drag and drop re-ordering of terminals
* Lots of configurable keyboard shortcuts
* Save multiple layouts and profiles in the preferences
* Simultaneous typing to arbitrary groups of terminals
* Customizable visual style

rest here


Right-click on konsole, and you can open the pwd in a graphical file manager, dolphin by default, but I think you can reset that.

As matter of principle, this makes me want to award the title of "best terminal" to konsole. I'm a huge fan of anything that facilitates easy movement between CLI and GUI. The Linux desktop has one claim to being the best desktop, the integration of the command line into the desktop, for two fisted power computing. This is what I always say about CLI vs. GUI: It's not about one tool being better than another tool; it's about two tools being better than one tool.

Okay, but that's splitting hairs. This terminator thing looks VERY impressive. Thanks for the intro!

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