How To install AltYo (Drop-Down Terminal Emulator) 0.4 RC16 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, AltYo is an open-source, drop-down terminal emulator, similar to the Guake terminal, written in GTK+3 and Vala. The AltYo terminal emulator can be opened via a keyboard shortcut and has impressive features, like support for multiple tabs, click on links to open them in the browser  and  multi-monitor support.

The latest version available is AltYo 0.4 RC16, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
  • fix: vala 0.16
  • fix: gtk_style_context_lookup_color vala 0.16
  • fix: some regressions
  • fix: use object instead struct for term colors for vala 0.16
  • fix: wrong color conversion
  • fix: for vala 0.16
  • improvement: remove themes duplicate
  • new: possibility to use css colors in tab title
  • fix: segfault if color not found
  • improvement: theme handling, p1
  • improvement: smooth animation
  • fix: switch to previous tab after close settings
  • improvement: theme handling, p2
  • improvement: theme handling, p3
  • improvement: theme handling, p4
  • use XkbLockGroup to restore window layout #16
  • improvement: prevent window move to another monitor in some cases
  • Aligned program advantages with english standards
  • Tip section aligned to academic english

how to install AltYo 0.4 RC16 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2

In this article I will show you how to install AltYo 0.4 RC16 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing AltYo 0.4 RC16 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the altyo package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linvinus/altyo
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install altyo

Optional, to remove altyo, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove altyo

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