Terminator Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Terminator for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Hyper, 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 GNOME Terminal (Free, Open Source), Alacritty (Free, Open Source), tmux (Free, Open Source) and Tabby (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 20, 2021

    1. 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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      Hyper vs Terminator opinions
      Most users think Hyper is a great alternative to Terminator.
      Is fast, with screen splitting and very similar commands
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It's a very flexible terminal with many options and plugins.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    2. 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.[


    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. Tabby is a terminal app that works across Windows, Mac and Linux while also supporting Windows shells including Powerfull and git-bash on Windows.
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    6. Konsole is a terminal to run a command shell. It provides a command line interface for directly controlling your computer.
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    7. 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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      Guake terminal vs Terminator opinions
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      pablobianchi Tiny Python program which doesn't force you to load all the KDE stuff.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    8. 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.
    9. Kitty ( not to be confused with KiTTY ) is a powerful, cross-platform GPU-based terminal emulator.
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    10. Tilix is a tiling terminal emulator which uses the VTE GTK+ 3 widget with the following features: - Layout terminals in any fashion by splitting them horizontally or vertically. - Terminals can be re-arranged using drag and drop both within and between windows.
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