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Is there an iTerm2 (terminal application for Mac OS) equivalent for Ubuntu?

Amongst the many features it adds the one I'm after is the "hotkey window", where you can overlay/hide a translucent terminal window at the touch of a button on the keyboard.

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As suggested in the iterm2 itself. There is guake, tilda and yakuake. Which can be installed from repositories.

I personally use guake. If you use unity, I have written an indicator for guake although you can easily enable systray in unity as well.

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You can try terminator, search for it in the Software Centre.

I'm not sure whether it provides the feature you require, but it offers some other good features of iterm2 like horizontal and vertical window split

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I would suggest guake Install guake

Which has an overlay and the "hotkey window" and stuff like that

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I can't find any settings for a hotkey.... – Dunhamzzz Apr 2 '12 at 10:33
Whoops @Dunhamzzz Wrong link :D – Amith KK Apr 2 '12 at 10:49

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