Stjerm Alternatives

    Stjerm is described as 'roll-down, quake-like terminal emulator. It's window is shown with a key shortcut. Stjerm is very minimalistic and works well with Compiz window manager' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Stjerm for Linux, BSD, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is iTerm2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Stjerm are Guake terminal (Free, Open Source), Yakuake (Free, Open Source), Kitty terminal (Free, Open Source) and Cool Retro Term (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. iTerm2 is a replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.10 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
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    2. Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). Guake is already package by a number of distribution (among them are Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or ArchLinux).
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    3. Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide down from the top of the screen when a key is pressed, and slide back up when the key is pressed again.
    4. Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Cool Retro Term (CRT) is a terminal emulator which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Tilda is a Linux terminal taking after the likeness of many classic terminals from first person shooter games, Quake, Doom and Half-Life to name a few, where the terminal has no border and is hidden from the desktop till a key or keys is hit.
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    5. A GPU-accelerated cross-platform terminal emulator and multiplexer written by @wez and implemented in Rust Featuring: - Multiplex terminal panes, tabs and windows on local and remote hosts, with native mouse and scrollback - Ligatures, Color Emoji and font fallback, with...
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    6. YeahConsole turns an xterm into a gamelike console. This means it will slide down from top of your screen if you hit a shortcut key. (You will need xterm version 168 or higher to make this happen)
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      "A Quake-like Console Emulator." Proudly under the MIT License.
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    7. Windows Quake style console wrapper (cmd wrapper), that shows at Win+~ key and allow to run inside it different programs, e.g. FAR Manager.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer supported. Last update was made on August 19th, 2013.

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