Guake Terminal - What is it?

Guake is a top-down terminal for Gnome (in the style of Yakuake for KDE, Tilda or the terminal used in Quake). See the official website at

You can check the screenshots to get a small feeling about it.

How to get it

Guake is packaged by a number of distributions, among which are Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu or ArchLinux, so please check your repo. Source tarballs are available; see the Release page.


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Reporting bugs

Oh the bugs. Report 'em all! To file a bug report, use GitHub's Guake repository. Though you have to sign up first.


If you starve to add a feature to Guake, head to the repo. Some knowledge of Python, git and GTK is all what you need.