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Terminator is a terminal emulator with a lot of useful feature (first of all the ability to manage more than one shell in the same window).


The more useful shortcuts are the following:

  • Ctrl-shift-E: vertical split
  • Ctrl-Shift-O: horizontal split
  • Ctrl-Shift-P: go on the previous view.
  • Ctrl-Shift-N: go on the next view
  • Ctrl-Shift-W: close current view
  • Ctrl-Shift-Q: exit terminator.
  • Ctrl-Shift-X: enlarge current window


To install terminator type in a shell:

sudo apt-get install terminator

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