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Just installed guake - terminal emulator.

How can I get to preferences to customize it?

I don't seem to have any if the normal menu's available.

I searched everything on their help site to no avail.

I use Ubuntu 11

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On my system, I have an icon in the Gnome Panel for Guake, and right-clicking this icon gives me a menu that includes "Preferences", which brings up a big property page with 5 tabs. If you don't have a launcher icon for it, then you may need to use an alternate method as suggested below. – Marty Fried Sep 8 '12 at 17:40
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Guake preferences are set via a separate program.

  1. Start it from the HUD:

    enter image description here

  2. OR, press Alt+F2 and type guake-prefs and press Enter

  3. OR, open a terminal and type guake-prefs
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Ahhh, better than my own answer, great! – Michael Durrant Sep 8 '12 at 18:03

Turns out that you use gnome's configuration editor like this: enter image description here

Which can be found like this: enter image description here

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Another alternate answer to this is

  1. Open Terminal from GUI for command line using Alt + Ctrl + T
  2. guake -p
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didn't work. requires me to sudo apt-get install quake even though I have it already and am using it. I am not doing the apt-get install suggested in case it messes up my current quake. – Michael Durrant Mar 14 '15 at 12:27
@MichaelDurrant I think you've typed quake instead of guake – Taylan Jun 6 '15 at 11:12

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