How to Install finalterm Terminal Emulator In Ubuntu

Posted on : December 12, 2013 , Last Updated on : October 5, 2016 By
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finalterm is a smart terminal emulator that knows what is happening inside the shell, this makes it offer features other terminals can't.

You have all the colors you need, smart command completion, GUI terminal controls, Semantic text menus and Omnipotent keybindings.

A skilled linux geek knows how to manage processes in the system, but did you guys know about the Semantic text menus in the finalterm emulator?

The finalterm terminal emulator knows how to treat every piece of information from the terminal output. It is so smart that it can detect filenames, PIDs, web URLs or IP addresses.

As you can see from the following picture, after running the ps aux command I can send signals to the processes running on my machine with the click of a mouse.

  1. Terminate(kill)
  2. Force terminate(kill -9)
  3. Information (ps -lf)

finalterm emulator in ubuntu linux

This terminal emulator makes me happy! The following picture shows a very practical example of the finalterm, you can open urls in the browser or copy them to the clipboard. Smart terminal, smart geek, smart ping!

finalterm emulator in ubuntu linux

"Can I add more Semantic text menus?" Yes. A powerful simple text file-based plug-in system can be used to add more semantic text menus to the finalterm terminal emulator.

How does the finalterm emulator autocompletion feature work?

finalterm keeps track of every command you type, offering suggestions from your terminal history at the moment you start typing.

finalterm emulator in ubuntu linux

Everything works so smooth. Do you like to install this open source termina emulator in your linux machine?

Open a new terminal (CTRL+ALT in Ubuntu) and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:finalterm/daily

install finalterm terminal emulator in ubuntu

sudo apt-get update

install finalterm terminal emulator in ubuntu

sudo apt-get install finalterm

install finalterm emulator in ubuntu


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  1. Ribu says:

    I need instructions for install to a redhat based system running version 6 .

  2. Johny says:

    Did you tried yum ?
    sudo yum install finalterm

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