How To Install Cool Old Term 0.9 On Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Jessie, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Arch Linux

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Cool Old Term is an open-source terminal emulator written in Qt5, that mimics the 80s style monochrome monitors. It is available in different colors and styles, replicating old Apple or IBM consoles (terminals).

The latest version available is Cool Old Term 0.9, which has been released a while ago.

How To Install Cool Old Term 0.9 On Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Jessie, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Arch Linux

How To Install Cool Old Term 0.9 On Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Jessie, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Arch Linux

How To Install Cool Old Term 0.9 On Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Jessie, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Arch Linux

In this article I will show you how to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.1, Arch Linux and Manjaro systems.

In order to install Cool Old Term on the latest Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE, Fedora and Arch Linux systems, we have to install the required dependencies and build the terminal emulator from Git.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04:

Install the needed dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential qmlscene qt5-qmake qt5-default qtdeclarative5-dev qtdeclarative5-controls-plugin qtdeclarative5-qtquick2-plugin libqt5qml-graphicaleffects qtdeclarative5-dialogs-plugin qtdeclarative5-localstorage-plugin qtdeclarative5-window-plugin

Clone the git source and cd into the needed directory

$ cd ~
$ git clone https://github.com/Swordifish90/cool-old-term.git
$ cd cool-old-term/konsole-qml-plugin

Compile and install:

$ qmake
$ make
$ sudo make install

Launch the terminal emulator:

$ cd ..
$ ./cool-old-term

Optional, to remove cool-old-term, do:

$ rm -r ~/cool-old-term

How to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on Debian Jessie:

Install the needed dependencies:

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential qmlscene qt5-qmake qt5-default qtdeclarative5-dev qml-module-qtquick-controls qml-module-qtgraphicaleffects qml-module-qtquick-dialogs qml-module-qtquick-localstorage qml-module-qtquick-window2

Clone the git source and cd into the needed directory

$ cd ~
$ git clone https://github.com/Swordifish90/cool-old-term.git
$ cd cool-old-term/konsole-qml-plugin

Compile and install:

$ qmake
$ make
$ sudo make install

Launch the terminal emulator:

$ cd ..
$ ./cool-old-term

Optional, to remove cool-old-term, do:

$ rm -r ~/cool-old-term

How to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on Fedora 20:

Install the needed dependencies:

$ sudo yum install qt5-qtbase qt5-qtbase-devel qt5-qtdeclarative qt5-qtdeclarative-devel qt5-qtgraphicaleffects qt5-qtquickcontrols

Clone the git source and cd into the needed directory

$ cd ~
$ git clone https://github.com/Swordifish90/cool-old-term.git
$ cd cool-old-term/konsole-qml-plugin

Compile and install:

$ qmake
$ make
$ sudo make install

Launch the terminal emulator:

$ cd ..
$ ./cool-old-term

Optional, to remove cool-old-term, do:

$ rm -r ~/cool-old-term

How to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

Install the needed dependencies:

$ sudo zypper ar http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:/Qt5/openSUSE_13.1/ KDE:Qt5
$ sudo zypper install libqt5-qtbase-devel libqt5-qtdeclarative-devel libqt5-qtquickcontrols libqt5-qtgraphicaleffects

Clone the git source and cd into the needed directory

$ cd ~
$ git clone https://github.com/Swordifish90/cool-old-term.git
$ cd cool-old-term/konsole-qml-plugin

Compile and install:

$ qmake-qt5
$ make
$ sudo make install

Launch the terminal emulator:

$ cd ..
$ ./cool-old-term

Optional, to remove cool-old-term, do:

$ rm -r ~/cool-old-term

How to install Cool Old Term 0.9 on Arch Linux and Manjaro:

Install the needed dependencies:

$ sudo pacman -S qt5-base qt5-declarative qt5-quickcontrols qt5-graphicaleffects yaourt

Install Cool-old-term, from the AUR repository:

$ sudo yaourt -S aur/cool-old-term-git

Optional, to remove cool-old-term, do:

$ sudo yaourt -Rsn cool-old-term

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