Each terminal is even a program that you can launch as any other program,
& to put in background, giving a list of arguments and so on.
Which terminal to use it depends first from the availability of the system that you are using (if they are installed or not), after from their peculiarity and then from your personal taste.
konsole --hold -e "ls" &
xterm -hold -e "ls" &
gnome-terminal -e "ls" & ...
Note the differences between
Each realization has different options that you have to check with the help.
Even the help can be invoked in different way.
You can find that
man konsole doesn't function and so you have to ask directly to the executable with
This is a list of terminal you can search on your system
aterm - AfterStep terminal with transparency support
gnome-terminal - default terminal for GNOME
guake - A dropdown terminal for GNOME
konsole - default terminal for KDE
Kuake - a dropdown terminal for KDE
mrxvt - Multi-tabbed rxvt clone
rxvt - for the X Window System (and, in the form of a Cygwin port,
rxvt-unicode - rxvt clone with unicode support
xfce4-terminal - default terminal for Xfce desktop
environment with dropdown support
Terminator - is a GPL terminal emulator. It is available on
Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix X11 systems.
Terminology - enhanced terminal supportive of multimedia
and text manipulation for X11 and Linux framebuffer
tilda - A drop down terminal
wterm - It is a fork of rxvt, designed to be lightweight, but still
full of features
xterm - default terminal for the X Window System
Yakuake - (Yet Another Kuake), a dropdown terminal for KDE