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It is a terminal emulator for Linux and Unix-like operating systems.
A terminal emulator is a program that provides a graphical interface for users to access a command-line interface, allowing them to run text-based commands and interact with the system
Check your OS
This step is optional. It's just to make sure you have
When you run
hostnamectl without any options, it provides detailed information about the system's hostname, operating system, kernel, and other system-related settings.
lsb_release is a command-line utility commonly found in Linux distributions that adhere to the Linux Standard Base (LSB). The LSB is a standardization initiative that aims to increase compatibility between different Linux distributions by defining a common set of libraries and conventions.
uname -a command is used to display detailed system information about the Linux operating system. It provides information about the system's kernel and other system-related details.
Let's get down to business
By using the
dnf package manager, Let's install the
Terminator terminal emulator
DNF Package manager
DNF stands for "Dandified Yum." It is the next-generation package manager used in various Linux distributions, including Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
DNF was introduced as a replacement for the Yum package manager, and it offers improved performance, dependency resolution, and a more user-friendly command-line interface for package management tasks.
The name "Dandified Yum" is a play on words and a nod to Yum, which stands for "Yellowdog Updater, Modified."
Open the terminal
sudo dnf update
Before installing any new packages, it's a good idea to update your system to make sure you have the latest package information and security updates.
Install the package
Open the terminal and run the following command:
sudo dnf install terminator
The output will look something like the following:
Executable file's path
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