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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
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
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, Konversation, Dolphin and KDevelop use Konsole to provide embedded terminal functionality.


  • Tabbed terminals. Tab titles update dynamically depending on the current activity in the terminal.
  • Translucent backgrounds.
  • Split-view mode.
  • Directory[disambiguation needed] 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[1]
  • Export of output in plain text or HTML format.


  1. ^ "New features in Konsole in KDE 4.0". The KDE Source Repository. 2008-01-05.

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