While fixing package dependencies, the terminal application went missing, and now I cannot locate the application. Is there a way to reinstall the terminal application?
Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 (to enter a virtual console), log in with with your account and install the package
When you type passwords into a text-only virtual console, you don't see anything on the screen. That's normal.
Return to Unity (or whatever other desktop environment you're currently running) by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F7.
The Middle Way
Ubuntu comes with another (simpler) graphical terminal program that you can fall back on!
Press Alt+F2, type
Here you can install
You'll notice my command is a little different from Bruno Pereira's. Having recently performed lots of package management, you may not need to run
If you have a longer-term problem of any kind with the GNOME Terminal, you can use
If you continue to have trouble getting GNOME Terminal working but you're able to install software in general, you can install:
You should not use Konsole for this, however, unless you already have KDE installed. Installing it usually pulls in lots of KDE-related packages as dependencies.
Well you can do with Ubuntu Software Center or (if you have it) the Synaptic Package Manager.
Just type terminal in the search box of either application, and you'll get what ever you want.
Another way to install it in the Software Center is to click: