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    • yakuake emulates the behaviour of quake terminal (drops down). this does no such thing. Guest • Feb 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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  • Console

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    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative:
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    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux

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  • tilda

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    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • TotalTerminal

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    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • Discontinued TotalTerminal is no longer under active development
  • ConsoleZ

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    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Split screen does not work same. It is more like Konsole clone than Yakuake. Guest • May 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    RXVT –our extended virtual terminal– is a terminal emulator for X11. It is a popular replacement for the standard ‘xterm’.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Last updated in 2013.
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  • yeahconsole

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    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Stjerm

    Stjerm is a 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.

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Yakuake Comments

Comment by JohnFastman
about Yakuake · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Customizable and convenient alternative to Konsole on KDE environments.

Comment by Guest
about Yakuake · Feb 2017 · Report as spam

Yakuake is very handy and nice looking. Many things to fine tune.