You will need python, python-gtk2 and python-vte installed in order to use it. Depending on your setup there might also be some other Python things you need to have – but as far as I know those three should be enough.
As things develop and you use your computer daily it might happen that you find out that the terminal client you are using gets in the way when it comes down to productivity. I used use lxterminal and gnome-terminal (and even xterm on a rare occasions) but as it is today I have replaced all of them with a nice top-down terminal called tilda.
Explanation: What is tilda?
Tilda is a nice terminal client which can sit on the background of your system. When you press a shortkey it will pop up and disappear once you press the shortkey again. Tilda feels very similar to guake which used to be my default choice in the past. Nowadays guake has however become unusable for me so I switched to tilda instead. I do however encourage to try them both to see which one fits. Continue reading →