Install Tilix Terminal Emulator in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Tilix used GTK+ 3 widget toolkit to create a tiling terminal emulator for Linux distribution. Initially, it was known as Terminix but later changed to Tilix. 

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In this context, we shall look into different ways to install tilix terminal in ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Features of Tilix Terminal Emulator:
  • Enable users to split the terminal into different sections in order to avoid switching between multiple tabs of the terminal.
  • Allows arranging and rearranging the split panes easily using drag and drop.
  • Support different terminal themes and layouts.
  • Notification support when the processes are completed.
  • Enables to use a transparent background.
  • Quake mode – Allows using a keyboard shortcut to show or hide the terminal window.
  • The highly configurable user interface, background images, etc.
  • Input can be synchronized between terminals so commands typed in one terminal are replicated to the others.

1. How to Install tilix Using GUI Ubuntu Store ?

  • You can install the tilix terminal in the ubuntu software store. To install the tilix go to the application menu then, search for Ubuntu Software and open it.
  • Now, in the application store click on the search icon and search tilix. You can find the application and then click on it.
  • Then, you can see the Software interface along with an install button and description of the application. Now, click on install.
  • After Installation, you can browse the tilix from the application menu.

2. How to Install tilix Using Package Manager ?

Now, you can find the official package of tilix in the ubuntu package repository. To install run:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install tilix -y

Once installation is complete you can browse tilix from the application menu.

Now, you can run regular commands in the tilix terminal.

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This article covers tilix features and different ways to install tilix on Ubuntu Linux system. In fact, we mentioned a few usages of the tilix which are very much highlighting and should have been present in a standard terminal emulator.

How to Install Tilix Terminal Emulator on Linux ?

Open terminal and execute the below commands:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt-get install tilix

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