How to Install Gnome Terminal

Gnome terminal, as the name suggests, is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment.


In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to install gnome terminal. You will find yourself running gnome in no time if you follow this step by step guide carefully.

Step 1 – Open terminal

So lets get started with how to install gnome terminal. First of all, let’s open up the terminal application from the dash. With that done, we will need to add the PPA to install the gnome-terminal. For that, type in the following:

“sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/personal”

Once done, hit the enter key to continue.

Launch terminal

Step 2 – Enter password

Now enter the password to continue with the installation. Next, you would be prompted to insert the password. Hit the enter key once done in order to add the ppa to your repository.

Insert password

Step 3 – Get update

With that done, we will require an update. In order to get an update, type in the following:
“sudo apt-get update”

Fetch update

Step 4 – Instal gnome

Once done, it’s time to install the gnome terminal. For that type in

“sudo apt-get install gnome-terminal”

Once done, hit the enter key to proceed further.

Installing gnome

Step 5 – Complete installation

The processing will only take a few seconds and once done, the installation will be complete. In this way, you can be running gnome in no time.

Finish Installation