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  • Final Term
    Final Term is a new breed of terminal emulator. Features include semantic text menus, smart command completion, GUI terminal controls and more. Read more hot
  • rxvt
    rxvt is a colour vt102 terminal emulator intended as an xterm(1) replacement for users who do not require features such as Tektronix 4014 emulation and toolkit-style configurability. As a result, rxvt uses much less swap space. hot
  • Terminology
    Terminology is the terminal emulator from the Enlightenment desktop environment. It was designed to use EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries) and push the boundaries of what a modern terminal emulator should be. Terminology has the main functionality of any terminal emulator including support for backgrounds, themes for layout and design, multiple tabs, block text selection, link handling, preview icons for files, support for X11 and Wayland etc. Read more hot
  • AmigaSHELL
    AmigaSHELL makes your boring gray on black colored bash shell revive like in the old days.
  • Anthias
    Anthias is a graphical shell. It integrates the approach of the traditional unix-console with the modern GUI shells, like konqueror. The user would be able to type in commands just as in a traditional console.
  • aterm
    AfterStep term: an xterm replacement, based on rxvt. It includes features such as NeXT style scrollbar, resource efficient pseudo-transparency
  • blurt
    Bloody Lame Useless Redundant Terminal is a terminal emulator for X windows, like rxvt and xterm.
    a small VT320 terminal emulator. It is free for single user non-commercial use, for all other use you must register BBBS
  • Byobu
    Byobu is an elegant enhancement of the otherwise functional, plain, practical GNU Screen. Byobu includes an enhanced profile and configuration utilities for the GNU screen window manager, such as toggle-able system status notifications. Read more
  • Cellphone Unix Terminal
    a hack that basically enables you to use a normal cellphone as a Unix/Linux terminal from anywhere
  • Cobra Command Tool
    Cobra Command Tool is a terminal emulator with a lot of extra features.
  • cool-old-term
    cool-old-term is a terminal emulator which tries to mimic the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens. It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight. Read more
  • Deepin Terminal
    Deepin Terminal has advanced features such as search, adjust opacity in real-time etc.
  • dzt
    YATGT (Yet Another Tabbed GNOME Terminal): It was inspired by PowerShell, which did not seem stable enough for daily use. Dzt's main goal is to provide a multi-tabbed/paged terminal for GNOME which is simple, configurable, and quick to use
  • Eterm
    Eterm is a color vt102 terminal emulator intended as a replacement for xterm. It is designed with a Freedom of Choice philosophy, leaving as much power, flexibility, and freedom as possible in the hands of the user. It is designed to look good and work well, but takes a feature-rich approach rather than one of minimalism while still maintaining speed and efficiency.
  • evilvte
    evilvte is a terminal emulator. It supports almost everything VTE provides. It also supports tabs, automatic hiding of the tab bar, and the ability to switch encoding at runtime. Configuration is done by editing the source code and recompiling it. The size of a standard stripped binary of evilvte is less than 9 kilobytes.
  • fbpad
    fbpad is a small linux framebuffer virtual terminal.
  • FbTerm
    FbTerm is a fast terminal emulator for Linux that uses the frame buffer. It is mostly as fast as the Linux kernel's terminal when accelerated scrolling is enabled on the frame buffer device.
  • gflame
    gflame draws a flame on the screen, fully fledged and with some gadgets GTK has to offer.
  • ggiterm
    terminal emulator similar to xterm, eterm or gnome-terminal. It is hower different from any of them in that it does not display itself through the X Window system. Instead it relies on the GGI graphical libraries and input system. This enables ggiterm to be run unmodified on any target supported by GGI, from X to the Linux framebuffer and even more exotic setups
  • GLterm
    a 3D terminal-emulator which uses GLF and GLUT. It emulates rxvt in a quite unconventional manner
  • gnome-terminal-launcher
    gnome-terminal-launcher is an applet that reads profiles from GConf and creates the corresponding menu entry to invoke the gnome-terminal command and its arguments. This is very useful for making gnome-terminal remember its geometry as well as other parameters.
  • groupvte
    Groupvte is a very small multitab terminal written in python to administrate groups of similar machines very easily.
  • GtkTerm
    a "clone" of the famous Hyperterminal. It can only communicate with a serial link and that it does not support all the modem protocols
  • Guake
    Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake).
  • gxconsole
    The gxconsole stays in the icon tray on the GNOME desktop, and notifies new arrivals of system console messages by changing the shape of its icon. It also shows/hides the contents of system console messages when its icon is clicked.
  • hanterm
    hanterm is a Hangul terminal emulator. It is intended to replace XTerm whenever Hangul input/output is needed.
  • Kmscon
    Kmscon is a simple terminal emulator based on linux kernel mode setting (KMS). It is an attempt to replace the in-kernel VT implementation with a userspace console.
    KMSCON is a terminal-emulator which runs without X or Wayland. It uses Linux Kernel-Mode-Setting (KMS) to display the console on your monitors and therefore can run as a standalone program. The main goal of the project is to replace the in-kernel console emulator with a user-space software to be more flexible.
  • Konsole
    Konsole is the KDE 4 terminal emulator. It can contain multiple terminal sessions inside one window using detachable tabs. Read more
  • KryLock
    KryLock is a terminal locker for Linux. krylock accepts root's password for unlocking the terminal.
  • Kuake
    Kuake is a KDE konsole application with the look and feel of that in the Quake engine. It intends to create seamless integration of a konsole to your KDE desktop.
  • LXterminal
    LXterminal is a VTE-based terminal emulator which supports multiple tabs. It is completely desktop-independent and does not have any unnecessary dependencies. Read more
  • materm
    a multi-terminal for the X Windows system based on aterm that provides tabbed functionality without requiring KDE or GNOME
  • mpter
    a terminal for the GNOME desktop environment. It allows a user to have several terminals open at the same time embedded within one window
  • Mrxvt
    Mrxvt (previously named as materm) is a lightweight and powerful multi-tabbed X terminal emulator based on the popular rxvt and aterm. It implements many useful features seen in some modern X terminal emulators, like gnome-terminal and konsole, but keep to be lightweight and independent from the GNOME and KDE desktop environment.
  • Multi Gnome Terminal
    an enhanced version of gnome-terminal that offers many terminals in each window and execution of user defined commands in the terminals
  • MultiTerm
    an extendible Terminal Emulation which provides a high quality user interface
  • multixterm
    creates multiple xterms that can be driven together or separately
  • MXTerm
    MXTerm is a Xwindows terminal emulator which is readily available for all Xwindow platforms. MXterm uses the MOTIF widget library, adding a 3D appearance to menus and scrollbars, etc. Later a set of escape codes where added to generate color text.
  • Nautilus Terminal
    Nautilus Terminal is a terminal embedded in Nautilus, the GNOME's file browser. It is always open in the current folder, and follows the navigation (the "cd" command is automatically executed when you move to an other folder).
  • neercs
    neercs is a replacement for the screen utility with a raft of additional functionlity besides being able to detach a session from a terminal. Read more
  • PowerShell
    PowerShell is a terminal emulator for the X11 Window System.
  • PowerTerm InterConnect
    (commercial) emulation software, supporting the most widely used emulation types via a Telnet communication mode including 3270 Display (TN3270), 5250 Display (TN5250) and VT100 to name a few. Free personal-use version available in the U.S.A
  • pr3287
    pr3287 is the printer companion for x3270, and allows printer output from a 3270 session to be directed to a Unix printer queue.
  • QuadKonsole
    QuadKonsole is a program which embeds 4 Konsoles (other numbers can be specified on the command-line). This way you save screen real estate, you don't have to worry about careful placement and the startup time is faster than starting up 4 separate Konsoles.
  • ROXTerm
    ROXTerm is a terminal emulator intended to provide similar features to GNOME Terminal, based on the same VTE library, but with a smaller footprint and quicker start-up time. Read more
  • rxvt-unicode
    rxvt-unicode is a version of the well-known "rxvt" terminal emulator modified to store text in unicode and use locale-correct. Also supports using multiple fonts at the same time, including xft fonts. Read more
  • S-terminal
    collects the user's authentication information locally, then creates an encrypted tunnel to the remote host using ssh and starts an X session. All X applications on the remote machine communicate with the local host through the encrypted tunnel
  • sakura
    sakura is a vte-based terminal emulator. It aims to provide a terminal emulator that only depends on GTK and VTE. It uses a notebook to allow multiple tabs in the same window. Read more

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