Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Cool Retro 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 Retro Term 0.9, which has been released a while ago.
In this article I will show you how to install Cool Retro Term 0.9 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Fedora 20, Arch Linux and Manjaro.
For Ubuntu 14.10, Cool Retro Term 0.9 is available via PPA, so installing it is easy. Just add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the cool-retro-term package:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cool-retro-term
To install Cool Retro Term 0.9 on Fedora 20, we have to add the repository to our sources and install the cool-retro-term package:
$ sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/KAMiKAZOW:/Fedora/Fedora_20/home:KAMiKAZOW:Fedora.repo -O
$ sudo yum install cool-retro-term
The Arch Linux and Manjaro users can install Cool Retro Term 0.9 package directly via the AUR:
yaourt -S aur/cool-retro-term-git