In this article, we are going to teach you How to Install Yakuake on Ubuntu. Yakuake is a sliding terminal simulator based on KDE Konsole technology. This is faster than the keyboard shortcut because it is already loaded in memory and is therefore very useful for anyone who often finds themselves entering and leaving terminal sessions.

What is a Yakuake?

Yakuake is a terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. In addition to allowing users to perform the same tasks as they can in a normal terminal, Yakuake has the advantage of running in the background. Given that a large portion of Linux vps server users still feel comfortable with the terminal and use it daily for a variety of activities, for them Yakuake is an almost essential solution.

Yakuake Features

1) Adjustable animation dimensions and speed

2) Swipe down from the top of the screen

3) Advanced D-Bus interface

4) Tabbed interface

5) Skinnable

How to Install Yakuake on Ubuntu

There are three ways to install Yakuake on Ubuntu 20.04:

1• apt-get

2• apt

3• aptitude

In the following, we will explain each method. You can choose one of them to install.

Installing Yakuake Using apt-get

In the first step, you should update the apt database with the following command:

sudo apt-get update

Next, after updating the apt database, you can install Yakuake using the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install yakuake

Installing Yakuake Using apt

As in the previous step, in the first step, you should update apt database with the following command:

sudo apt update

Then, after updating the apt database, you can install Yakuake by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install yakuake

Installing Yakuake Using aptitude

To install with this method, you may need to install aptitude first; Because aptitude is usually not installed on Ubuntu by default. Update the apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating the apt database, you can install yakuake using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install yakuake

How to Uninstall Yakuake on Ubuntu

To uninstall only the Yakuake package you can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove yakuake

How to Uninstall Yakuake and its Dependencies

In the first part, we taught you How to Install Yakuake on Ubuntu. In this step, we are going to teach you How to Uninstall Yakuake and its Dependencies. You can use the following command to uninstall Yakuake and its dependencies that are no longer required by Ubuntu 20.04:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove yakuake

How to Remove Yakuake Settings and Data

Now we want to teach you How to Remove Yakuake Settings and Data. To do this, just do the following. You can use the following command to remove Yakuake settings and data from Ubuntu 20.04:

sudo apt-get -y purge yakuake

How to Remove Yakuake Configuration, Data and all its Dependencies

Finally, you can use the following command to remove yakuake configurations, data and all its dependencies:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge yakuake

Conclusion

At the beginning of this article, Yakuake and its features were introduced. Then we taught you step by step How to Install Yakuake on Ubuntu using 3 methods. In the final step, How to Uninstall Yakuake on Ubuntu was fully explained in 3 parts.