Muhammad Harits Syaifulloh

Monday, September 19, 2016

Terminator, The robot future of terminals for Linux

What's Terminator?

Terminator is an app such as Terminal that allow us to open one or more terminals in a window and arranging them in grids .


  • Arrange terminals in a grid
  • Tabs
  • Drag and drop re-ordering of terminals
  • Lots of keyboard shortcuts
  • Save multiple layouts and profiles via GUI preferences editor
  • Simultaneous typing to arbitrary groups of terminals
  • And lots more...

How to install terminator in Linux (Ubuntu/Debian based)?

Run the following command in your Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install terminator
NOTE: In elementaryOS Loki you have to install software properties gtk in order to be able to add the PPA(s) by running sudo apt-get install software-properties-gtk.

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