Terminator – Run Multiple Terminals in One Window

Terminator is a free and open source terminal emulator application for Linux. It is inspired by projects like quadkonsole, gnome-multi-term, Iterm2, and Tilix. Using Terminator you can run multiple GNOME terminals in one single window, split horizontally, split vertically, add different terminals into groups, keybinding support, change different layouts, plugins support, PUTTY style paste and more. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v2.0.

Terminator Terminal Emulator

How to Install Terminator on Ubuntu Linux

You can easily install Terminator Terminal Emulator application on you Ubuntu Linux system using terminal application. Open terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands to install the latest version of Terminator on your system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install terminator

After the successful installation you can open it from the applications menu or using below command in terminal.


Some useful keybinding

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horizontal split: Ctrl-Shift-o
vertical split: Ctrl-Shift-e
Shift focus to next terminal: Ctrl-Shift-n
previous terminal: Ctrl-Shift-p

For the complete usage details of Terminator run this command.

man terminator

That’s all.

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