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Install latest/candidate of yakuake

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yakuake is only available on the unstable candidate channel. It could break and change often.

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Quake-style terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology

yakuake is a terminal based on an electronic game released in 1978 YaKuake is inspired from the terminal in the Quake game when you press a key (by default F12, but that can be changed) a terminal window slides down from the top of the screen. Press the key again, and the terminal slides back. It is faster than a keyboard shortcut because it is already loaded into memory and as such is very useful to anyone who frequently finds themselves switching in and out of terminal sessions.

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Last updated
3 October 2019

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Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Linux Mint 20.2
Linux Mint 19.3
Fedora 34
Ubuntu 20.10
Debian 10
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Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Zorin OS 15
Linux Mint 20
Zorin OS 16

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