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Terminator Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Terminator for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Tabby Terminal, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Terminator and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Terminator are tmux, Hyper, GNOME Terminal and Alacritty.

Terminator alternatives are mainly Terminal Emulators but may also be Shells or SSH Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Terminator.
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  1. Tabby Terminal icon

    Tabby Terminal

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    81 alternatives to Tabby Terminal 

    Tabby is an infinitely customizable cross-platform terminal app for local shells, serial, SSH and Telnet connections.

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    1.  Command line interfaceTabby Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableTabby Terminal can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    eguenou

    A modern look and smart functionalities as smart copy.

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    tmux

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    9 alternatives to tmux 

    tmux is a terminal multiplexer: it enables a number of terminals (or windows), each running a separate program, to be created, accessed, and controlled from a single screen. tmux may be detached from a screen and continue running in the background, then later reattached.

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    1.  Lightweighttmux consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portabletmux can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Hyper

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    79 alternatives to Hyper 

    Hyper™ is a beautiful and extensible, cross-platform terminal built on open web standards. It provides an elegant command-line experience that is consistent across all supported platforms which includes macOS, Windows and various Linux distributions like Fedora and Debian.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsHyper can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Command line interfaceHyper either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Hyper.
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    Most users think Hyper is a great alternative to Terminator.
    Guest

    Is fast, with screen splitting and very similar commands

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    It's a very flexible terminal with many options and plugins.

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    GNOME Terminal

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    58 alternatives to GNOME Terminal 

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using a real UNIX shell while remaining on their graphical desktop.[

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    1.  Command line interfaceGNOME Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightGNOME Terminal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Alacritty

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    69 alternatives to Alacritty 

    Alacritty is a blazing fast, GPU accelerated terminal emulator. It’s written in Rust and uses OpenGL for rendering to be the fastest terminal emulator available. Alacritty is available on GitHub in source form.

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    1.  LightweightAlacritty consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Kitty terminal

    • Mac
    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Kitty terminal 

    Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator. It offloads rendering to the GPU and uses OpenGL for fast, cross-platform performance with built-in tiling layouts as well as graphic, unicode...

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    1.  Command line interfaceKitty terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  LightweightKitty terminal consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. Guake terminal icon

    Guake terminal

    • Linux
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    31 alternatives to Guake terminal 

    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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    pablobianchi

    Tiny Python program which doesn't force you to load all the KDE stuff.

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  8. Konsole icon

    Konsole

    • Linux
    • BSD
    53 alternatives to Konsole 

    Konsole is a free terminal emulator part of the KDE applications. It features: Tabbed terminals; Tab titles; Translucent backgrounds; Split-view mode; Directory and SSH bookmarking; Customizable color schemes; Customizable key bindings; Notifications about silence or activity in...

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    1.  LightweightKonsole consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Konsole supports multiple tabs per windows.
    Konsole windows can be split vertically and horizontally.
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    Yakuake

    • Linux
    • BSD
    30 alternatives to Yakuake 

    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.

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    Cool Retro Term

    • Mac
    • Linux
    43 alternatives to Cool Retro Term 

    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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