Install Guake Terminal on Nvidia Jetson
Guake is a top-down terminal, inspirated by the famous terminal used in Quake.
You can show and hide your terminal with a single key stroke, execute a command, and then go back to your previous task without breaking your workflow.
To run: Press F12. (Guake runs automatically on startup)
To run manually: Menu -> System Tools -> Guake Terminal
To run in a terminal: guake
Fortunately, Guake Terminal is very easy to install on your Nvidia Jetson in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nvidia Jetson.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Guake Terminal.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Nvidia Jetpack for your specific Jetson (Jetson TX1, Jetson Nano, Jetson TX2, Jetson Xavier, or Jetson Orin).
Guake Terminal will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nvidia Jetson with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Guake Terminal
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Guake Terminal.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Terminals category.
Now scroll down to find Guake Terminal in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Guake Terminal for you!