Terminator

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Terminator (aka GNOME Terminator) is a python-based terminal emulator allowing multiple terminals in the same window.

Note
Not to be confused with the other terminal emulator of the same name.

Installation

USE flags

USE flags for x11-terms/terminator Multiple GNOME terminals in one window

test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
verify-sig Verify upstream signatures on distfiles

Emerge

root #emerge --ask x11-terms/terminator

Usage

Invocation

Terminator will generally be launched from an on-screen menu, or keyboard shortcut, in a user's graphical environment.

Terminator may, if needed, be launched from a shell under X11.

user $terminator --help
Usage: terminator [options]

Options:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -v, --version         Display program version
  -m, --maximise        Maximise the window
  -M, --maximize        Maximise the window
  -f, --fullscreen      Make the window fill the screen
  -b, --borderless      Disable window borders
  -H, --hidden          Hide the window at startup
  -T FORCEDTITLE, --title=FORCEDTITLE
                        Specify a title for the window
  --geometry=GEOMETRY   Set the preferred size and position of the window(see
                        X man page)
  -e COMMAND, --command=COMMAND
                        Specify a command to execute inside the terminal
  -g CONFIG, --config=CONFIG
                        Specify a config file
  -j CONFIGJSON, --config-json=CONFIGJSON
                        Specify a partial config json file
  -x, --execute         Use the rest of the command line as a command to
                        execute inside the terminal, and its arguments
  --working-directory=DIR
                        Set the working directory
  -i FORCEDICON, --icon=FORCEDICON
                        Set a custom icon for the window (by file or name)
  -r ROLE, --role=ROLE  Set a custom WM_WINDOW_ROLE property on the window
  -l LAYOUT, --layout=LAYOUT
                        Launch with the given layout
  -s, --select-layout   Select a layout from a list
  -p PROFILE, --profile=PROFILE
                        Use a different profile as the default
  -u, --no-dbus         Disable DBus
  -d, --debug           Enable debugging information (twice for debug server)
  --debug-classes=DEBUG_CLASSES
                        Comma separated list of classes to limit debugging to
  --debug-methods=DEBUG_METHODS
                        Comma separated list of methods to limit debugging to
  --new-tab             If Terminator is already running, just open a new tab
  --unhide              If Terminator is already running, just unhide all
                        hidden windows