Yakuake Quake Style Terminal Emulator

Yakuake is a free and open source terminal emulator for Linux. It is a drop-down terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole. It comes with tabbed interface, you can change its theme, D-Bus interface, terminal rolls and slides down from the top side, keyboard shortcuts, default F12 super key and many more. It is released under GNU General Public License v2.0 or later.

Yakuake Terminal Emulator

How to Install Yakuake on Ubuntu

To install Yakuake on your Ubuntu Linux system, run below command in your terminal software. You can open the terminal app using ctrl+alt+t keys.

sudo apt install yakuake

You can open it using the Show Apps from Ubuntu dock or below command in the terminal.


You can also uninstall Yakuake using below command.

sudo apt remove yakuake

Install Yakuake via Flatpak:

If you want the latest version of Yakuake, then you need to install it using Yakuake flatpak. If you don’t have then install flatpak and flathub on your system first and restart it after the installation.

sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

After that open the terminal and install Yakuake using below command.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.yakuake

Open Yakuake using this command.

flatpak run org.kde.yakuake

You can also uninstall Yakuake using below commands.

flatpak run org.kde.yakuake


sudo flatpak run org.kde.yakuake
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