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Yakuake (Yet Another Kuake) is a drop-down terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology.

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Yakuake Wayland refusing to hide on F12

I'm running kubuntu 21.04 and decided to go with the new Kde available because it has vital feature control audio output to analog/HDMI directly in the sound applet. But it also broke X window session,...
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Problem with Super + Grave global shortcut

My goal: open Yakuake or Tilda terminal with Super + Grave (backtick, tilde, `) shortcut in Gnome. What I could achieve is only holding Super + pressing Grave twice. A little background. By default ...
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How do you get yakuake to show up when tabbing?

Given that a user is using super+tab keys to see running applications, When the overlay modal is presented, Then how do you configure yakuake to be included in the icon set. It is currently only ...
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How to make Yakuake open always on same screen when working with multiple screens?

I am working with Yakuake and a global hotkey to quickly open and close it. However, when I have multiple monitors, Yakuake will pop up on the one monitor where the mouse pointer is currently located. ...
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Fix terminal shortcuts after upgrade to 18.04

I got used to use Yakuake quake style terminal which uses Alt+Shift+Arrow for changing window size. These shortcuts have stopped working after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04. Right now when I try use one of ...
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Yakuake settings not being applied in 18.04

Yakuake doesn't apply settings from config on ubuntu 18.04, I looked around and found that there was a kde bug related to this so I also created a profile in .local/share/konsole and the settings are ...
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Taking screenshots of yakuake sessions in another session

I am using yakuake, and am running multiple sessions. is there any (hopefully easy) way to grab a screenshot of all the sessions by using another terminal (say konsole or ssh)? or is there an ...
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Why can't I see the character _ while using Nano on Yakuake?

I use Gnu Nano on Yakuake to write a LaTeX-document. Then yesterday I found that I can't see the character _ on the Nano. I know that the characters are there as LaTeX renders the tex-file correctly. ...
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Run ssh-add after Yakuake is opened by startup script

I'm using Ubuntu's Startup Applications feature to run a script at startup. The script looks like this: #! /bin/bash dropBoxDevDir=/home/mitch/Dropbox/dev set -e yakuake & python $...
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Clicking an url or a zip file in yakuake/konsole, opens gedit! How to change that? [duplicate]

The url was to a remote zip file, for example xdg-settings get default-web-browser gives chromium-browser.desktop, so "any?" url should be opened at chromium, not GEdit... My default zip opener in ...
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Start Yakuake with split

I love Yakuake functionality but every time I start I have to split the screens for my use. Is there any way to start split?
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Change the default browser in yakuake [duplicate]

I use yakuake as drop-down-terminal in Ubuntu 16.04. Whenever I click on a link on the console to open it in browser, it opens in the default kde-browser webbrowser-app. I tried to uninstall ...
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Drop down terminal that can split gnome [duplicate]

I am looking for a good drop down terminal that can be split for gnome. At work I use KDE and Yakuake and it works really good but I don't really like KDE that much. I installed Yakuake in gnome and ...
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Yakuake not responding after hitting F12

I'm using Yakuake (it's a drop down terminal emulator) to manage my terminals and work in multiple terminals, switch between them... First you must launch the application and by clicking on F12 the ...
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Yakuake skin removes settings menu

I recently installed yakuake, and tried different themes/skins (whatever the correct denomination). I choose one, but failed to notice that it removed the "button" to access the menu, so I can no ...
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Yakuake refusing to open

For some reason after the first time I restarted Yakuake seems to be absolutely dead... The F12 key now only seems to select and deselect my current application. I have tried reinstalling it from the ...
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How to install dcop?

I tried to run dcop, since my yakuake cannot be shown again in my Cinnamon, and I don't want to restart my yakuake. I found that this command can make my yakuake show again: dcop yakuake ...
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Quake-style terminal with splitting in Gnome other than Yakuake

The most common Quake-style terminal in Gnome seem to be Guake and Tilda, but they can't split to show several shells in single tab like Yakuake can. Is there any alternative which can do so?
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How to change the shorcut for Paste in Yakuake? [closed]

I installed Yakuake 2.9.8 on a Unity desktop. It works quite well, except for two issues with shortcuts. I want to use Ctrl + V to paste (because Ctrl + Shift + V is already used as a global shortcut ...
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