Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Terminology is the terminal emulator from the Enlightenment desktop environment, having the main functions of any terminal emulator: support for backgrounds, themes for the layout and design, support for both X11 and Wayland, multiple tabs, support for block text selection and link handling and path and email address detection.
The latest version available is Terminology 0.4, which comes with the following enhancements:
- text reflow on resize,
- full 256 colors support,
- improved terminal compatibility,
- improved selection handling,
- backscroll compression to reduce memory usage,
- and a many bugfixes.
In this article I will show you how to install Terminology 0.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Terminology 0.4 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the terminology package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hannes-janetzek/enlightenment-svn
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install terminology