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Konsole is also the German spelling of console.
Konsole icon.svg
Konsole 4.2.2.png
Screenshot of Konsole in KDE 4.2.2
Developer(s) Lars Doelle, Robert Knight
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Terminal Emulator
License GNU General Public License
Website konsole.kde.org

Konsole is a free terminal emulator which is part of KDE Software Compilation. Konsole was originally written by Lars Doelle.

The KDE applications Konqueror, Krusader, Kate,[1] Konversation, Dolphin and KDevelop use Konsole to provide embedded terminal functionality via Kpart.


A Konsole window featuring window split[discuss] (added in 2007)
  • Tabbed terminals. Tab titles update dynamically depending on the current activity in the terminal.
  • Translucent backgrounds.
  • Split-view mode.
  • Directory and SSH bookmarking.
  • Customizable color schemes.
  • Customizable key bindings.
  • Notifications about silence or activity in a terminal.
  • Incremental search
  • Can open Dolphin or the user's preferred file manager at the terminal program's current directory[2]
  • Export of output in plain text or HTML format.


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