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    Yakuake is a drop-down terminal emulator based on KDE's Konsole technology.


    • Smoothly rolls down from the top of your screen
    • Tabbed interface
    • Configurable dimensions and animation speed
    • Skinnable
    • Sophisticated DCOP / D-Bus interface

    Yakuake is part of KDE Extragear.


    The F12 key is sometimes used by a desktop search application. If you meet this, change it to Ctrl+Shift+F12