CRT (Cool Retro Term) on UBUNTU 14.04

CRT (Cool Retro Term) on UBUNTU 14.04 *** UPDATE *** COOL RETRO TERM PPA *** Simply open a terminal and copy-paste the following: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:bugs-launchpad-net-falkensweb/cool-r­etro-term sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cool-retro-term …and that’s it! Thanks to Ugotsta for the heads-up. Watch the walk-through: More details information: *** THE STEPS BELOW ARE FOR MANUAL INSTALLATION *** To manually install cool-retro-term in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Linux Mint 17 and derivatives first, you need to install some dependencies required to compile cool-retro-term source code. Open terminal and run the following commands: sudo apt-get install git build-essential qmlscene qt5-qmake qt5-default qtdeclarative5-dev qtdeclarative5-controls-plugin qtdeclarative5-qtquick2-plugin libqt5qml-graphicaleffects qtdeclarative5-dialogs-plugin qtdeclarative5-localstorage-plugin qtdeclarative5-window-plugin Get the source code of cool-retro-term, then compile and install it with the following 3 commands: git clone –recursive cd cool-retro-term qmake && make Run cool-retro-term with the following command ./cool-retro-term *** THE INSTALLATION IS DONE, BELOW ARE OPTIONAL STEPS TO CREATE LAUNCHER *** Make cool-retro-term launcher available in unity dash (ubuntu) and mint menu (linux mint) by copying file cool-retro-term.desktop to directory /usr/share/applications/. sudo cp cool-retro-term.desktop /usr/share/applications/ Edit the cool-retro-term.desktop file you just copied and change Exec=cool-retro-term to Exec=/path/cool-retro-term, where /path/ is the location where your CRT is installed. sudo nano /usr/share/applications/cool-retro-term.desktop *** WHAT IS COOL RETRO TERM *** cool-retro-term is free and open source terminal emulator developed by the Italian programmer Filippo Scognamiglio which mimics the look and feel of the old cathode tube screens, It has been designed to be eye-candy, customizable, and reasonably lightweight. The preferences of cool-retro-term allow user to change appearance look like Apple Mac, Vintange, IBM DOS, IBM 3278 etc, with the ability to customize the colors, shadows, effects and animation. cool-retro-term allows us to have all the same features of terminal as the update of the distribution, installation/uninstall of applications, system monitoring. **** The terminal used as shown in this video to install CRT is Guake, the Quake (game) command console style ****

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