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Console Emulation for Gnome

February 24th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Once upon a time I used KDE. It was a nice and peaceful time of adventures and magic until the eldritch demons ‘eye-candy’ and ‘feature-delusion’ brought terror and doom. Many of us fled into the wastelands of the Gnome, looking for salvation. It was a life of privation on a better path of desktop environments. Often I found myself looking back to a nice tool called Yakuake, allowing me to show and hide a terminal on every desktop by a single key-stroke; what a powerful magic it was… But prayers didn’t remain unheard and Tilda (‘first person shooter console likeness terminal’, Tilda manpage) was forged be the almighty GTK (2.x).

Tilda on Gnome 3

Tilda on Gnome 3

…and even works very well on Gnome 3 😉

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  1. Hermann
    February 24th, 2012 at 14:04 | #1

    Guake has been around for years, y’know?

  2. stefan
    February 24th, 2012 at 15:48 | #2

    @Hermann
    Yes, but was some kind of buggy and didn’t work for me.

  3. February 25th, 2012 at 00:48 | #3

    Guake is a pile of crap. You cannot even do basic things like reorder your tabs.

  4. Green
    December 5th, 2014 at 09:19 | #4

    How did you put together that sweet color scheme in Tilda ?

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